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:

August 17, 2018 - Michael Dumanis, faculty member at Bennington College and editor of Bennington Review shares his poetry and explains how the real poem is found at "X," the place between where you start at point A and where you end up at point B.

September, 7, 2018 - Spencer Reece, poet and Episcopalian priest, joins us from Madrid, Spain, to share poems and talk about his poetic process as well as the documentary, Voices Beyond the Wall: 12 Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World. The award-winning film focuses on his work with poetry with abandoned and abused girls at Our Little Roses the only girls’ orphanage in Hondurus. He also explains why it took him "a long time to get to the top of the church steps."

September 21, 2018 - Alexandra Contreras-Montesano, newly designated National Student Poet for the Northeast, shares her poetry that clearly demonstrates why she has been so honored. Host, Charlie Rossiter gives an appreciation for Sandra Simonds’ narrative-elliptical, intellectual-erotic poetry.

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. That 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.