Poetry on Audio

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Author: Adrian Matejka | Narrator: Adrian Matejka
Release Date: July 06, 2021
A resonant new collection on love and persistence from the author of The Big Smoke, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer PrizeThe poems in Adrian Matejka's newest and fifth collection, Somebody Else Sold the World, meditate on the ...
Author: Amit Majmudar | Narrator: Amit Majmudar
Release Date: June 08, 2021
The prize-winning poet reflects on what sustains us in a sundered world.With his dazzling ability to set words spinning, Amit Majmudar brings us poems that sharpen both wit and knives as he examines our "life in solitary." Equally engaged with human ...
Author: Michael Robbins | Narrator: Tim Alexander
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A new collection from an audacious, humorous poet celebrated for his "sky-blue originality of utterance" (Dwight Garner, The New York Times)Michael Robbins's first two books of poetry were raucous protests lodged from the frontage roads and big-box s...
Author: Robert Kanigel | Narrator: Richard Poe
Release Date: April 27, 2021
From the acclaimed biographer of Jane Jacobs and Srinivasa Ramanujan comes the first full life and work of arguably the most influential classical scholar of the twentieth century, who overturned long-entrenched notions of ancient epic poetry and enl...
Author: Ruth Padel | Narrator: Ruth Padel
Release Date: April 20, 2021
A fascinating poetic journey into the mind and heart of a musical genius, from the author of the celebrated Darwin: A Life in PoemsRuth Padel's new sequence of poems, in four movements, is a personal voyage through the life and legend of one of ...
Author: Adam Mansbach | Narrator: Adam Mansbach
Release Date: April 13, 2021
A brilliant, genre-defying work—both memoir and epic poem—about the struggle for wisdom, grace, and ritual in the face of unspeakable loss“A bruised and brave love letter from a brother right here to a brother now gone . ....
Author: Tyler Knott Gregson | Narrator: Tyler Knott Gregson
Release Date: March 30, 2021
An inspiring and beautiful collection of poems to give you strength, arm you for hardship, and remind you that you're always growing, from the bestselling author of Chasers of the Light.Tyler Knott Gregson is the original InstaPoet. With loyal fans a...
Author: Amanda Gorman | Narrator: Oprah Winfrey and Amanda Gorman
Release Date: March 30, 2021
Amanda Gorman’s powerful and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration “Stunning.” —CNN  “Dynamic.” —NPR “Deeply rousing and upliftin...
Author: Cookie Hiponia | Narrator: Cookie Hiponia
Release Date: March 30, 2021
An extraordinarily beautiful novel-in-verse, this important debut weaves a dramatic immigrant story together with Pilipino mythology to create something wholly new.Stella and Luna know that their mama, Elsie, came from the Philippines when she was a ...
Author: Brooks Haxton | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: March 23, 2021
In these marvelous pages, the award-winning poet turns a searching gaze toward the shared habitat and intertwined fates of man and animal. He looks back and forward in time, down at the soil, up at the stars, and deeply into his personal relationship...
Author: Linda Sue Park | Narrator: Full Cast, Maxwell Glick, Nancy Wu and Elizabeth Pan
Release Date: March 16, 2021
If your house were on fire, what one thing would you save? Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park explores different answers to this provocative question in linked poems that capture the diverse voices of a middle school class. When a teacher...
Author: Jasmine Mans | Narrator: Jasmine Mans
Release Date: March 09, 2021
A Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Oprah Magazine • Vulture • Essence • Elle • Cosmopolitan • Real Simple • Refinery 29 • She Reads • The Everygirl • Caree...