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 4, 2017--Chicago poet Carlos Cumpian, editor of MARCH/Abrazo press,  shares his poems and talks about survival and more. Host, Charlie Rossiter pays tribute to the recently deceased Sam Shepard with excerpts from Shepard's poems and short prose.

August 18, 2017--New Jersey poet John Mckenna, reflects on Beats, rhythm and performance. Host Charlie Rossiter looks into Joyce Carol Oates' creative process using her own words from her journals.

Check out Close Talking!

In November of 2016, we launched our sister-podcast Close Talking, a show that dives deep into individual works of poetry and plumbs their depths. 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. Connor is an MFA student at the University of Minnesota and provides technical, textual analysis while Jack usually offers broader connections and a wide assortment of historical and literary resonances. Just like Poetry Spoken Here, Close Talking is available on iTunes, stitcher, and soundcloud.