Robert Creeley (1926-2005) was one of the most important and influential American poets of the twentieth century.
By Tom LeGro
You can watch Vera Pavlova read poems not shown on the program below and also check out our Poetry Series page for additional material.
Vera Pavlova was born in Moscow and began writing poetry at the age of 20. She is the author of 14 collections of poetry and the librettos to four operas and two cantatas. Her poems have been translated into 17…
Poet Vera Pavlova reads some of her poems.
By Margaret Myers
A profile of Russian poet Vera Pavlova, who will release her first collection of poems in English, "If There is Something to Desire," next month.
Poet Marie Ponsot reads some of her poems.
Marie Ponsot is an accomplished peoet and translator. Ponsot has published several books of poems, including most recently, "Easy" (2009), "Springing" (2002) and "The Bird Catcher" (1998), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for…
By Arts Desk
Dennis Brutus was a South African poet and activist up until his death on Saturday at the age of 85 at his home in Cape Town.
A roundup of art headlines.
By Tom LeGro
Donald Hall is considered one of the major American poets of his generation. He has published 15 books of poetry, beginning with "Exiles and Marriages" in 1955. His latest was "White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems" in…
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