The Poet Salon

The Poet Salon is a podcast where poets talk over drinks prepared especially for them.

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What's good, baby. We're back for the second part of our conversation with esteemed Tommye Blount. For us today, Tommy brought Spencer Reece's "Interlude," a short poem that imagines, does, asks so, s...
June 14, 2021
Lovely loves, we went on a panda break but we're back now with our latest drop: a conversation with the inimitable Tommye Blount on color, order and desire. TOMMYE BLOUNTE grew up in Detroit, Michig...
June 7, 2021
Friends—here we are. Here you are. Here's Ada Limón reading Wanda Coleman's "Requiem for a Nest." It is almost certainly the record for times we thought we were done with the conversation and Luther r...
February 1, 2021
O hi there, it's us, The Poet Salon, back in your ears with our third season—and what a season it is!  We're kicking things off with the incomparable Ada Limón. After some quick updates from us, we di...
January 25, 2021
Beloveds, lovers, and loves—new episodes are coming to you, right here in this feed, starting January 25, 2021. Wash your hands. Get ready. It's gonna be good. 
December 30, 2020
Congrats! You, us, we have made it through two whole seasons of this wacky little experiment to get poets to talk to us about poems. Can't think of more lovely way to close us out than with this conve...
July 13, 2020
Hello beautifuls—we're nearing the end of our second season (one more episode to go!) and we're grateful you're here with us. This week we answer TWO audience questions about capital-P Poetry and read...
June 30, 2020
Donate to bailout fund, pass it on. Following up on last week's conversation with one of our favs Keetje Kuipers, today, we dig into one of her mentor's poems "Quarantine" by Eavan Boland. Writer and ...
June 5, 2020
Another week, another hundred hand-washes. This week we get dig into ways to unstick writer's block before the blessing that was the virtual company of Keetje Kuipers. Together, we talk about symmetry...
May 27, 2020
Yooo we did it! Another week, another episode. In this one, the one-and-only Aria Aber brings in Solmaz Sharif's "The Master's House" to binge and revel and geek and play and laugh and pray. And oh di...
May 20, 2020

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