Poetry Programs

Poets In Person

This audio series is composed of National Public Radio interviews with 13 of today's most engaging and influential poets including Allen Ginsberg, Karl Shapiro, Maxine Kumin, Gwendolyn Brooks and Gary Soto. In addition to listening to audiocassette recordings of the interviews, participants read A Listener's Guide, the series companion book of poems and biographical information on the poets.

NC Reads NC: Our Poets Speak

Programs include viewing of video interviews with North Carolina poets from the Poetry Live! television series produced by WUNC-TV and hosted by Danny Romine Powell and Charles Kuralt.

Voices and Visions

This video series provides outstanding visual interpretations of the poetry of 13 modern American poets including Robert Frost, Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes and Emily Dickinson.

These hour-long videos were originally broadcast as a popular public television series. Participants view the videos and read Modern American Poets: Their Voices and Visions.