Welcome to Poetry Spoken Here

Poetry Spoken Here is a podcast series from host Charlie Rossiter and producer/technical director, Jack Rossiter-Munley. Episodes feature interviews with poets, and examinations of poets and poetic themes of the past and present.

Poetry Spoken Here can be found on iTunes, stitcher, and soundcloud. To stay up to date with the latest Poetry Spoken Here has to offer, be sure to head over to iTunes (or wherever you get your podcasts) and subscribe! If you like what you hear, leave us a review -- that's a great way for us to find more listeners.

New episodes of Poetry Spoken Here are posted on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. You can listen to previous podcasts and other exclusive audio in our "Podcast Archive." You can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and you can write us with your thoughts on past shows or with suggestions for future programs at poetryspokenhere@gmail.com.

Current & Upcoming Episodes:

March 15, 2019 - Jason Everett from Vermont reads his poetic prose from his recently published, The War of Nonexistent Women & Other Instances, from 8th House Publishing in Montreal. Host, Charlie Rossiter talks about Chase’s Calendar of Events: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months.

April 5, 2019 - Joseph Grantham reads his poems from North Carolina and discusses the power of the short poem. Host Charlie Rossiter takes a look at the poetry of Stephan Crane, author of Red Badge of Courage.

April 12, 2019 - In this Poetry Month Bonus Podcast, host Charlie Rossiter explores a fabulous source of literary and American history, The Book of Negro Folklore, co-edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, published back in 1958.

Check out Close Talking!

In November of 2016, we launched a second podcast Close Talking, a show that dives deep into individual works of poetry. New episodes post on the 2nd and 4th Friday of of each month. Close Talking will be featured on a panel of literary podcasts at the 2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Portland, Oregon. The show is hosted by Poetry Spoken Here producer, Jack Rossiter-Munley and his good friend Connor Stratton. Just like Poetry Spoken Here, Close Talking is available on iTunes, stitcher, and soundcloud.