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Archive for The Poets Weave

December 28, 2008

Guest: Jack King, Part 2

Bloomington resident and poet Jack King reads a selection of his work.

December 21, 2008

Poetry of A. Loudermilk

A fresh and interesting voice on <em>The Poets Weave</em>, we read from the poet A. Loudermilk's book <em>Strange Valentine. </em>

December 14, 2008

Guest: Elsa Marston Harik

Author and poet Elsa Marston Harik reads an excerpt of the story "In Line" from her latest book <em>Santa Claus in Baghdad - And Other Stories about Teens in the Arab World</em> (Indiana University Press, 2008).

December 8, 2008

Poetry of Khaled Mattawa

Author Khaled Mattawa is the author of two books of poetry and has translated several books of Arab poetry. Host Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems from his book <em>Ismailia Eclipse</em> (Sheep Meadow Press, 1996). He was born in Libya and moved to the U.S. during his teen years.

November 30, 2008

Guest: Doris Lynch, Part 2

Another selection of poems read by the poet Doris Lynch.

November 23, 2008

Poetry of Andrea Hollander Budy

Host Jenny Kander reads a selection of work by Arkansas poet Andrea Hollander Budy.

November 16, 2008

Guest: Doris Lynch

A selection of poems read by the poet. 

November 10, 2008

Guest: Anne Haines, Part 2

Bloomington poet Anne Haines reads another selection of her recent work.

November 2, 2008

William Carlos Williams: Tree Poems

A selection of tree poems by William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), from his book <em>Selected Poems</em> (New Directions Publishing Corporation).

October 26, 2008

Poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Jenny Kander reads poems from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's book <em>These Are My Rivers: New and Selected Poems 1955 - 1993</em>.

October 20, 2008

Guest: Anne Haines

Bloomington poet Anne Haines reads a selection of her recent work.  Haines is a member of Five Women Poets and Source: Women Writers.  Her first chapbook, Breach, is now available, published by Finishing Line Press.

October 12, 2008

Poetry of Marianne Boruch

Poems by Marianne Boruch from her book <em>Poems: New &amp; Selected</em>, published by Oberlin College Press, 2004.

October 5, 2008

Guest: Julia Dadds

Guest Julia Dadds reads a selection of her poetry.

September 28, 2008

Guest: Patricia Coleman

Host Jenny Kander welcomes guest <a href="http://www.hartrock.net/" target="_blank">Patricia Coleman</a>, visual artist and poet based in Bloomington, Indiana. Coleman produces and hosts the Runcible Spoon poetry series, is a member of the Five Women poetry workshop, a member of the Bloomington Storytellers Guild, founder of <a href="http://www.greendove.net/" target="_blank">Green Dove Network, Inc.</a> and facilitator of Simply Healthy: Creating Sustainable Communities.

September 21, 2008

Children’s Poems

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/voices_in_verse_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/voices_in_verse_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Host Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems by 3<sup>rd</sup> and 4<sup>th</sup> grade students from Childs Elementary School in Bloomington, Indiana, from their book <em>Voices in Verse</em>. Profits of this book project go toward raising awareness of reducing, reusing and recycling. <em>Voices in Verse</em> can be ordered from Child's Elementary via telephone, 812-330-7756, or at <a title="Buy this book (amazon.com)" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0980042992?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wfipubradfroi-20" target="_blank">Amazon.com</a>.

September 14, 2008

Guest: John Gohman

<div> John Gohman, poet and small business owner residing in Bloomington, Indiana, reads a selection of his work.  Hosted by Jenny Kander. </div>

September 7, 2008

Poetry by Amy Lemmon, Part 2

<div> Jenny Kander reads another selection of poetry by Amy Lemmon.  Lemmon is the 2007 Sow's Ear Chapbook Competition winner and is an Associate Professor of English at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.  Her first full-length collection Saint Nobody is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. </div>

August 31, 2008

Guest: Eric Rensberger

<div> <a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/eric-resnberger_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/eric-resnberger_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Bloomington poet <a href="http://www.ericrensbergerpoetry.net" target="_blank">Eric Rensberger</a> reads another selection of his poetry. </div>

August 24, 2008

Poetry by Jenny Kander

<div> Host Jenny Kander reads some of her own poems. </div>

August 17, 2008

Guest: Shana Ritter

<div> Writer and Bloomington, Indiana resident Shana Ritter returns to The Poets Weave to read a selection of her poems.  Ritter is a recent recipient of an Indiana Artist Grant to write a series of poems on the immigrant experience based on her mother's life. </div>

August 10, 2008

Poetry by Amy Lemmon, Part 1

<div> Jenny Kander reads works by prize-winning poet Amy Lemmon.  Lemmon is the 2007 Sow's Ear Chapbook Competition winner and is an Associate Professor of English at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.  Her first full-length collection <a href="http://saint-nobody.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Saint Nobody</a> is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. </div>

August 3, 2008

Guest: Eric Rensberger

<div> <a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/eric-resnberger_thumb1.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/eric-resnberger_thumb1.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Bloomington poet <a href="http://www.ericrensbergerpoetry.net" target="_blank">Eric Rensberger</a>, who reads a selection of his poetry.  Hosted by Jenny Kander. </div>

July 6, 2008

Poetry of Alice Friman

<img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/alice-friman-thumb.jpg" alt="Alice Friman" width="75" height="75" />Jenny Kander reads a selection of work by Alice Friman. Friman is author of eight collections of poetry, most recently The Book of the Rotten Daughter from BkMk Press released in April 2006.

June 29, 2008

Guest: Barb Schwegman

Guest writer Barb Schwegman is an elementary school teacher and has made Bloomington her home for almost 3 decades. In this broadcast, Schwegman reads a selection of her poems inspired by a 1995 trip to El Salvador and Guatemala to plant trees with school children in local school yards as part of a travel and transformation program.

June 22, 2008

Irish Political Verse

Host Jenny Kander reads a selection of Irish poems that speak of dreams and the need for change: <em>The Mother</em> by Patrick Pearse, Arthur O'Shaughnessy's Ode, and <em>Icarus</em> by Valentin Iremonger.

June 15, 2008

Guest: Anne Haines

Bloomington poet Anne Haines returns to <em>The Poets Weave</em>, reading another selection of her work.  Ms. Haines has a chapbook coming out this summer (2008) from Finishing Line Press.

June 8, 2008

Guest: David A. Pitcher

Host Jenny Kander welcomes poet David A. Pitcher, who reads a selection of his work.  Pitcher studies creative writing at Indiana University and has work forthcoming in <em>The Pedestal Magazine.</em>

June 1, 2008

Poetry of Jane Hilberry

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/jane-hillberry.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/jane-hillberry.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Jenny Kander reads a selection of poetry by Jane Hilberry.  Hilberry teaches literature and creative writing at Colorado College.

May 25, 2008

Guest: Christopher Citro

Host Jenny Kander welcomes poet Christopher Citro, who reads a selection of his work.  Citro is currently a graduate student in the Indiana University Creative Writing Program and is the 2006 winner of the Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award for Poetry.

May 18, 2008

Poetry of Mohja Kahf

Jenny Kander reads a selection of poetry by Syrian-born writer Mohja Kahf.  Kahf, an associate professor of comparative literature at the University of Arkansas, is the author of <em>The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf: A Novel</em>.

May 4, 2008

Guest: Tony Brewer

Bloomington poet Tony Brewer reads a selection of his work on this edition of The Poets Weave, hosted by Jenny Kander.  Brewer is co-founder and poetry editor for <a href="matrixmag.com" target="_blank">matrixmag.com</a>.

April 27, 2008

Guest: Dennis Sipe, Part 2

Host Jenny Kander welcomes Indiana poet Dennis Sipe, who reads another selection of his work. This is the second of two episodes in 2008, featuring Mr. Sipe.

April 20, 2008

Poetry of Andrea Budy

Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems by Andrea Hollander Budy, winner of numerous literary awards, including the 2008 Subiaco Award for Literary Merit for Excellence in the Writing and Teaching of Poetry.

April 13, 2008

Guest: Mary Ramsay

Indiana poet Mary Ramsay reads a selection of her poems.

April 6, 2008

Poetry of Philip Appleman

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/philip_appleman_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/philip_appleman_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems by IU distinguished Professor Emeritus of English, Philip Appleman.

March 30, 2008

Guest: Anne Haines

Bloomington poet Anne Haines reads a selection of her work on this edition of The Poet's Weave.  Ms. Haines has a chapbook coming out this summer (2008) from Finishing Line Press.

March 23, 2008

The Seasons

Jenny Kander reads a selection of seasonal poems-all from yesteryear-including works by Shakespeare, Robert Herrick, John Claire, Adelaide Crapsey, and Emily Bronte.

March 16, 2008

Guest: Dennis Sipe

Guest Dennis Sipe reads a selection of his work.

March 9, 2008

Poetry of Joyce Adams

Jenny Kander reads a selection of works by poet Joyce Adams.

March 2, 2008

Poetry of Joseph Somoza

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/joseph-somoza_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/joseph-somoza_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems by Joseph Somoza. Somoza, formerly associate professor of English at New Mexico State University, lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

February 24, 2008

Memories

Jenny Kander reads a selection of poems about memories, including works by Roger Mitchell, Alice Friman, and Li Po.

February 17, 2008

Poems of Ted Kooser

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/ted-kooser_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/ted-kooser_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a><a href="http://www.tedkooser.com/" target="_blank">Ted Kooser</a> is one of Nebraska's most highly regarded poets. Some of his published works include <em>The Blizzard Voices, Delights &amp; Shadows, </em>and his most recent work <em>Valentines. </em>Jenny Kander reads selections from an early publication, <em><a title="Buy this book (Amazon.com)" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/082295527X?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wfipubradfroi-20" target="_blank">Weather Central</a>.</em>

February 10, 2008

Guest: A. Scott Hutchinson

Guest Scott Hutchinson reads a variety of his poetry.

February 3, 2008

Poems of Grace Schulman

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/grace-schulman_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/grace-schulman_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;br /&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Jenny Kander presents the poems of <a href="http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/departments/english/faculty/schulman.html" target="_blank">Grace Schulman</a><em>, </em>distinguished professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY and former poetry editor for The Nation magazine<em>. </em>Schulman's most recent works include <em>Days of Wonder: New and Selected Poems, The Poems of Marianne Moore, </em>and <em>The Broken String.</em>

January 27, 2008

Poems of Donald Platt

<a href="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/donald-platt_thumb.jpg"><img class="postthumb left" src="http://wfiu.org/poetsweave/files/2008/10/donald-platt_thumb.jpg" alt="&lt;p&gt;&lt;/p&gt;" width="75" height="75" /></a>Donald Platt has published several poetry books, some of his most recent being <em>Fresh Peaches, Fireworks and Guns, My Father Says Grace: Poems,</em> and<em> <a title="Buy this book (Amazon.com)" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1557532281?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wfipubradfroi-20" target="_blank">Cloud Atlas</a>.</em> He is an associate professor of English at Purdue University. Jenny Kander reads a selection of his work in this broadcast.

January 20, 2008

Guest: Thomas Tokarski

Thomas Tokarski writes at his home in a rural area near Bloomington, IN.  In 1993, Tokarski received the first prize in a poetry contest sponsored by the Ohio Valley Writers Guild.  In this broadcast, he reads selections with Jenny Kander.

January 13, 2008

Pot Pourri

Jenny Kander reads a pot pourri of poems, including selections by F. Richard Thomas and Philip Appleman.

January 6, 2008

Guest: Terry Wisniewski

Guest Terry Wisniewski reads a selection of her poetry.

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