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.

Recent & Upcoming Episodes:

May 17, 2019 - Andrew Shaw from Port Townsend, Washington reads from Couplets and talks about his silent academy project. Host Charlie Rossiter reviews U.S Poet Laureate (2004-2006) Ted Kooser’s new book, Kindest Regards: New and Selected Poems.

June 7, 2019 - Paul Pines passed away last year, yet he’s the feature of this podcast through the kind assistance of Albany poet, Dan Wilcox. Dan knows Paul’s work well and joins us to talk about Paul’s life and work and to share some of Paul’s poems.

June 21, 2019 - Contemporary American Poets Writing in the Style of the Classical Chinese (Sam Hamill, Michael Czarnecki, David Budbill, Charlie Rossiter and Antler) are featured in this episode. Their poems in the anthology, In the Spirit of Tao Chien are the focus.

July 5, 2019 - Len Lawson from South Carolina reads unflinching poems from his new book, Chime. Host Charlie Rossiter reviews Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s new novel, Little Boy.

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.