This Is the Author S6 E67 Images of Robin Coste Lewis, Philip Williams, Elisabet Velasquez
On the Podcast: Robin Coste Lewis, Philip Williams, and Elisabet Velasquez

In this episode, meet poets Robin Coste Lewis, author of Voyage of the Sable Venus, Phillip B. Williams, author of Mutiny, and Elisabet Velasquez, author of When We Make It. Step into the recording booth and learn how these authors’ books of poetry and a novel-in-verse came to be. READ MORE

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This Is the Author S6 E54 Image of Adrian Matejka, Pik-Shuen Fung, David Searcy
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Essential Listening for National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month was first celebrated in 1996. Since then, April has been a month to absorb, share, and celebrate poets and their words. Listen to one of these lyrical collections of poetry this month: READ MORE

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Hear a Typewriter Series Poem for Poetry Month!

Photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything. Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Listen to him read one of his poems from his book, Chasers of the Light.

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