The Poet Salon

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

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Friends, lovers, bilches—this episode wraps up our pandemic season of The Poet Salon, and what an episode it is! After chopping it up with Amaud Jamaul Johnson on smoke, speakers, and silences, he bro...
November 3, 2021
Good day, bilches! We're winding down this stab at a third season with our last, luminous guest, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, with whom we discuss advisorship, allusion, and arrangement. Born and raised in C...
November 3, 2021
Salami lovers, soup slurpers, and salad spinners—this week Jane Wong served up the one and only Gwendolyn Brooks. In this episode, you'll hear us eat up Brooks' "when you have forgotten sunday: the lo...
October 13, 2021
Dear lovers and frenemies—we're marching along through the end of this season. Our latest offering is a lovely conversation with Jane Wong with whom we discuss food, framings and frontiers. Phew. JANE...
October 13, 2021
Frenz, as promised, here is Carl Phillips' reading our first-ever haiku on The Poet Salon, Kobayashi Issa's "[The world of dew]" or "On the Death of a Child."  CARL PHILLIPS is the author of fourteen ...
October 6, 2021
We're alive! Our hair is grown out. We brought you flowers. We missed you. For each of the next few weeks, we'll release both episodes with each of our guests. Today, we've got for you the inimitable ...
October 6, 2021
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

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