Ampersand: The Poets & Writers Podcast
About This Show
Hear from the editors of Poets & Writers Magazine as they offer a behind-the-scenes preview of each new issue, talk with contributors and authors featured in the magazine, share readings of new work by a variety of poets and writers, and discuss all things writing, books, and the literary community.
Most Recent Episode
Ampersand Episode 12: George Saunders, Patricia Smith, Juan Felipe Herrera
In the twelfth episode of Ampersand, Poets & Writers Magazine editors Kevin Larimer and Melissa Faliveno preview the March/April Writers Retreats issue, and short story master George Saunders talks about humor, politics, and his debut novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. The episode also features Patricia Smith reading from her new poetry collection, Incendiary Art; Elena Passarello reading from her new essay collection, Animals Strike Curious Poses; and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera speaking at Poets & Writers Live in San Francisco about the importance of poetry in the current political climate.