Essential American PoetsAuthor: Poetry Foundation
22 Oct 2018

Essential American Poets

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Listen to Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.

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    Lorine Niedecker: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Lorine Niedecker with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded at home in 1970. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

  • Posted on 14 Mar 2012

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    Gertrude Stein: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Gertrude Stein, with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded in 1934. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

  • Posted on 25 Jan 2012

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    Charles Simic: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of former poet laureate Charles Simic, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded 2003, Key West, FL.

  • Posted on 04 Jan 2012

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    Alan Dugan: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Alan Dugan, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded in 1962, New York City, New York.

  • Posted on 14 Dec 2011

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    Gary Snyder: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Gary Snyder, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded in 1966, Library of Congress, Washington DC.

  • Posted on 30 Nov 2011

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