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:

January 18, 2019 - Slangston Hughes, slam champion from Baltimore shares his work and talks poetry, spoken word and more.

February, 1, 2019 - Maren Lovey Wright-Kerr, current Baltimore Youth Poet Laureate (youngest to hold that position), and Baltimore Youth Grand Slam Champion demonstrates why she is so honored. Host Charlie Rossiter reviews Lynne Sharon Schwartz’ No Way Out But Through.

February 15, 2019 - Melissa Tuckey, co-founder of Split This Rock, talks about her new anthology, Ghost Fishing: An Eco-justice Poetry Anthology. Host Charlie Rossiter shares some ideas from George Orwell on politics and language

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.