Poetry Off the ShelfAuthor: Poetry Foundation
16 Aug 2018

Poetry Off the Shelf

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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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