Kirkus Reviews

Deesha Philyaw launches a new podcast, Reckon True Stories, with Kiese Laymon.

Poetry For All

Haleh Liza Gafori discusses the poetic constraints of the ghazal form and Rumi’s encounters with the divine.


Pádraig Ó Tuama reads “You wake the dead to life” written by Rumi and translated by Haleh Liza Gafori.

On Being

Rowan Ricardo Phillips’ poem “Never Again Would Birds’ Song Be the Same” featured on the Poetry Unbound podcast. Listen here.

Poetry Foundation

Major Jackson to succeed U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón as new host of the poetry podcast, The Slowdown.


Woven Stories and Open Letters, a podcast episode with readings by Jericho Brown, Deesha Philyaw, Lisa Suhair Majaj, Jimmy Santiago Baca.


In this interview, USPL Joy Harjo reflects on her new memoir, finding her voice, and using it.

Honoree Fannone Jeffers © Sydney A. Foster

NYT Podcast

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers joins Richard Powers to discuss their latest books: “It’s a gesture to the way that I grew up learning about African American history.”