Archives for The Poetry Show
Sundays, 9pm - 10pm
Date range on this page: May 6, 2007 - Oct. 2, 2011

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Hosts: Dennis Morton, Leslie Anne-Taylor and Susan Freeman

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Oct. 2, 2011
Emerald Street Writing Group. Listen
Sept. 25, 2011
Leslie Anne-Taylor reads poems by Sharon Olds. Listen
Sept. 18, 2011
The Poetry Show was pre-empted by another broadcast.
Sept. 11, 2011
A conversation with professor Gywnne Harries, poems by Lisa Allen Ortiz, and from Inseminating the Elephant. Listen
Sept. 3, 2011
Poet Zara Raabreads from her new publication, Swimming the Eel. Listen
August 28, 2011
In-studio readings by Maria Teutsch, Jerry Quickley, Eleni Sikelianos, and Francesco Levato, who will perform together at the Henry Miller Library for the Philip Glass-sponsored Days and Nights Festival. With Dennis Morton. Listen
August 21, 2011
Writer's Group: Lisa Ortiz, Farnaz Fatemi, Ingrid Moody, Frances Hatfield, Danusha Lameris. With Dennis Morton. Listen
August 14, 2011
Guest host: poet Troy Jollimore, author of the award-winning "At Lake Scugog". With Dennis Morton. Listen
August 7, 2011
Readings of poems by Hayden Carruth, Wislawa Szymborska, Mihaela Moscaliuc, and Troy Jollimore. Musical interlude by local pianist Jack Bowers. Listen
July 31, 2011
Recorded talk with Gywnne Harries. Poems by Valzhyna Mort, Mary Ruefle, Taha Muhammad Ali Listen
July 24, 2011
Kathryn Simmons, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Seneca Review, Eva Salzman. With Dennis Morton and Leslie Anne-Taylor. Listen
July 17, 2011
Favorite poems: readings by Danusha Lameris, Tom McKay, and Cary Casey, include works by Robert Frost, and from the Bible . Listen
July 10, 2011
Gwynne Harries discusses T.S. Elliot's "J. Alfred Pruffrock" and Shakespeare's sonnets. Dennis Morton reads from Neal Astley's anthology Being Human. Listen
July 3, 2011
The poet laureate of Maine, Wesley McNair, talks about his creative process and reads some of his recent poems. Listen
June 26, 2011
Guest Kevin Opstedal reads poems from his new book California Redemption Value. Listen
June 19, 2011
Recordings of Dorothy Parker, Sholeh Wolpe. Dennis Morton reads poems by Troy Jollimore, Michael Dickman. Listen
June 12, 2011
Poems from New Walk magazine, Agony magazine, Kenyan Review, & Maxine Kumin. Listen
June 5, 2011
Henri Cole, Rattle Magazine, Bruce Bond, Stevie Edwards, Alan Fox, Melissa Stein, Lisa Allen Ortiz, Canadian poets. Listen
May 29, 2011
Translated poems from Poetry magazine, Lisa Allen Ortiz, Henri Cole. Listen
May 22, 2011
Santa Cruz County High School Poetry Competition . Listen
May 15, 2011
Parthenia Hicks, poet laureate of Los Gatos. Listen
May 8, 2011
Gwynne Harries on favorite poems and readings from Being Human . Listen
May 1, 2011
May Day Celebration of the Worker - With Susan Freeman and Leslie Anne-Taylor Listen
Apr. 24, 2011
Poems in the UK - Keith McDonald w/ Friends and Students. Listen
Apr. 17, 2011
Featuring T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland." Listen
Apr. 10, 2011
Guests Kelly O'Brien and Gwynne Harries. Listen
Apr. 3, 2011
Dennis Morton reads poems by Doren Robbins, Richard Tillinghast, and Pascale Petit. Listen
Mar. 27, 2011
Dennis Morton reads poems from poets who have performed on the show. Listen
Mar. 20, 2011
Gwynne Harries at the University of Leicester in the UK presents a part of the Favorite Poem Project. Later, Kelly O'Brien reads the poetry of Tarjei Vesaas. Listen
Mar. 13, 2011
Repeat of March 6th show . Listen
Mar. 6, 2011
Dennis Morton is joined by Leslie Anne-Taylor, Susan Freeman and Len Anderson to read humorous and witty poems. Listen
Feb. 27, 2011
Susan Freeman invites several poets onto the show who will be reading their work at the 29th Annual In Celebration of the Muse - a reading by 20 local women author . Listen
Feb. 20, 2011
Susan Freeman talks to Ken Weisner, editor of the De Anza College poetry journal Red Wheel Barrow. Contributors Robert Pesich and Stephen Kessler read poems from the journal. Listen
Feb. 13, 2011
Leslie Anne-Taylor reads love poems from the anthologies Never Before, Isn't it Romantic, and Love Poems from Spain and Spanish America. Listen
Feb. 6, 2011
Dennis Morton reads poems by Elizabeth Bishop, Dean Rader, Nicole Cooley, Joshua Trotter, Ada Limón, and Chase Twichell. Listen
Jan. 30, 2011
Dennis Morton reads selections from the January/February 2011 issue of Poetry Magazine. Listen
Jan. 23, 2011
A tribute to Scottish National Poet Robert Burns in honor of his birthday. Listen
Jan. 16, 2011
M.L. Liebler reads from his latest poetry collection Wide Awake in Someone Else's Dream and the anthology Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out the Jams. Listen
Jan. 9, 2011
Kirsten Hemmy reads poems from her book The Atrocity of Water. Listen
Jan. 2, 2011
All the hosts gather for the first show of the new year to read poems they like. Listen
Dec. 26, 2010
Co-hosts Leslie-Anne Taylor and Dennis Morton present the final show of the year. Listen
Dec. 19, 2010
Melissa Stein joins the program with new poems from her book Rough Honey. Listen
Dec. 12, 2010
In their own words: Poets Bill Minor and Sholeh Wolpe read w/ music. Plus Deninnis Morton reads from the Plowshares. Listen
Dec. 5, 2010
Poet Olga Broumas join host Deninnis Morton. Listen
Nov. 28, 2010
"Stompin' at the Grand Terrace" by Philip Bryant plus a selection of poems from Poetry Magazine. Listen
Nov. 21, 2010
Dana Gioia's "Haunted" and readings of poems by Eleanor Ross Taylor. Listen
Nov. 14, 2010
Poet Rebecca Foust and artist Lorna Stevens read from their book God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World. Listen
Nov. 7, 2010
Poet Laureate of California Carol Muske-Dukes join host Dennis Morton. Listen
Oct. 31, 2010
Dennis reads poems by Mort Marcus, Kathleen Flowers, Tony Hoagland, Becky Foust, Chad Sweeney, and Bob Hass. Listen
Oct. 24, 2010
Leslie Anne-Taylor reads selections from "Sylvia Plath: A Dramatic Portrait Conceived and Adapted From Her Writings " by Barry Kyle. Listen
Oct. 17, 2010
Dennis plays selections from "In Their Own Voices: A Century of Recorded Poetry". Listen
Oct. 10, 2010
Dennis Morton is joined by English poet Josephine Dickinson. Listen
Oct. 3, 2010
Dennis Morton is joined by Len Anderson, Bert Glick, and Tim Fitzmaurice . Listen
Sept. 26, 2010
Poet Mark Statman. Listen
Sept. 19, 2010
There was no show due to the live Monterey Jazz Festival broadcast.
Sept. 12, 2010
Susan Freeman is joined by Alan Botsford. Listen
Sept. 5, 2010
Guest Poet Howard Altman Listen
August 29, 2010
Dennis is joined by Adela Naharro. Listen
August 22, 2010
Guest Ken Weisner joins Dennis . Listen
August 15, 2010
Phil Johnson is host of another Poetry Show, and joins he Dennis Morton. Listen
August 8, 2010
Dennis Morton hosts. Listen
August 1, 2010
Host Leslie Anne-Taylor reads from Franz Wright, James Wright and others. Listen
July 25, 2010
Paisley Rekdal. Listen
July 18, 2010
Poet Gerard Sarnat. Listen
July 11, 2010
Leslie Anne-Taylor reads from the Cimarron Review. Listen
July 4, 2010
Dennis Morton reading a variety of poems. Listen
June 27, 2010
David Alpaugh Listen
June 20, 2010
Dennis speaks with poet David Baker in San Francisco. Listen
June 13, 2010
Patrice Vecchione joins Dennis on the show. Listen
June 6, 2010
Catie Rosemurgy reads from her new book "The Stranger Manual". Listen
May 30, 2010
Dennis Morton reads poems from "Poetry Magazine" and "Plowshares". Listen
May 23, 2010
The author Alexandra Teague and her book "Mortal Georgraphy". Listen
May 16, 2010
Among others, poets Killarney Clary and Edward Hirsch are featured. Listen
May 9, 2010
Judith Tannenbaum author of "By Heart: Poetry, and Two Lives" Listen
May 2, 2010
Gary Young reading at Kuumbwa, on April 18, 2010, and more. Listen
April 25, 2010
Leslie Anne-Taylor features poems from the Scottish Poetry Library. Listen
April 18, 2010
Dennis reads work by various poets. Listen
April 11, 2010
Past Hosts of The Poetry Show Joe Stroud and Stephen Kessler join Dennis. Listen
April 4, 2010
Poet Robert McDowell makes a return trip to the program. Listen or Download
Mar. 28, 2010
Dennis features some of the areas talented younger poets. Listen or Download
Mar. 21, 2010
Poet Gwyneth Lewis Listen
Mar. 14, 2010
David Mason joins host Dennis Morton. Listen
Mar. 7, 2010
Poetry for KUSP's Fund Drive . Listen
Feb. 28, 2010
Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry translated into music. Listen
Feb. 21, 2010
Friends from Cabrillo College honor the departed Poet Jeff Towle. Listen
Feb. 14, 2010
Poetry from In Celebration of the Muse, hosted by Susan Freeman. Listen
Feb. 7, 2010
Diana Hartog Listen
Jan. 31, 2010
Santa Cruz Counties First Poet Laureate - Gary Young . Listen
Jan. 24, 2010
Tribute Show - Rabbie Burns w/ other Scottish Poetry. Dennis and Anne host . Listen
Jan. 17, 2010
Editors of the Ping Pong Journal - Marcia Garcia Teutsch & Jim Maughn . Listen
Jan. 10, 2010
Hosted by Dennis Morton . Listen
Jan. 3, 2010
David Anthony joins Dennis Morton to remember the work of Dennis Brutus. Listen
Dec. 27, 2009
Ken Weisner aned David Sullivan -both poets and editors join Dennis. Listen
Dec. 20, 2009
Poems from the Red Wheelbarrow, De Anza's literary Journal. Listen
Dec. 13, 2009
Dennis Morton and Leslie Anne Taylor read several holiday poems and more. Listen
Dec. 6, 2009
Dennis Morton reads from The Mansion of Happiness and more. Listen
Nov. 29, 2009
Dennis reads from several books, including one by David Baker and more. Listen
Nov. 22, 2009
Lesley-Anne Taylor reads poems from older anthologies Listen
Nov. 15, 2009
Work by Pablo Neruda with translator William O'Daly (& his own work) Listen
Nov. 8, 2009
Guest David Swanger joins host Dennis Morton to read. At the beginning there is a dedication to the late Mort Marcus, who co-hosted Poetry Show for 25 years. Listen
Nov. 1, 2009
The poetry of late Poetry Show host Morton Marcus. This show hosted by Susan Freeman Listen
Oct. 25, 2009
This show hosted by Dennis Morton and Susan Freeman Listen
Oct. 18, 2009
Featured guest Taije Silverman with host Leslie Anne Taylor. Listen
Oct. 11, 2009
Featured guest Brian Teare w/ hosts Dennis Morton & Leslie Anne Taylor. Listen
Oct. 4, 2009
Poetry of McArthur Grant Winner Heather McCue and more. Listen
Sept. 27, 2009
The latest Poetry Show program. Listen
Sept. 20, 2009
This week show pre-emped by coverage from the Monterey Jazz Festival
Sept. 13, 2009
Dennis Morton reads work of works by women poets . Listen  
Sept. 6, 2009
Dennis Morton reads work of a number of poets. Listen  
August 30, 2009
Dennis Morton reads from a wide assortment of poets Listen  
August 23, 2009
Eva Salzman and Amy Wack's anthology Women's Work Listen  
August 16, 2009
Eva Salzman in the studio Listen  
August 9, 2009
Poems of Eva Salzman Listen  
August 2, 2009
Hafez Listen  
July 26, 2009
Cheryl Dumesnil Listen  
July 19, 2009
Folkways Recording "Anthology of Negro Poets" Listen  
July 12, 2009
Poetry of Sharon Olds, w/ host Leslie Anne Taylor Listen  
July 5, 2009
Farm & Garden Project Poetry Readings Listen  
June 28, 2009
Bill Siverly Listen  
June 21, 2009
Porter Gulch Review Listen  
June 14, 2009
Dylan Morgan and Roberto Haven read Miklos Radnoti Listen  
June 7, 2009
Michael and Mathew Dickman Listen  
May 31, 2009
Lisa Starr & Coleman Barks Listen  
May 25, 2009
Kenneth Patchen Listen  
May 17, 2009
Theodore Roethke Listen  
May 10, 2009
Max Hoff on Finnegans Wake Listen  
May 3, 2009
Poet August Kleinzahler Listen  
Apr 26, 2009
Guest Host: Leslie Anne-Taylor Listen  
Apr 19, 2009
Jim Powell Listen  
Apr 12, 2009
In Memory of Kathleen Flowers Listen  
Apr 5, 2009
Bill Everson Listen  
Mar 29, 2009
Poems from 2009 Poetry Magazine and Langston Hughes reciting with jazz Listen  
Mar 22, 2009
Susan Freeman Listen  
Mar 1, 2009
"Skirmish" by Dobby Gibson and "Queen of a Rainy Country" by Linda Pastan Listen  
Feb 22, 2009
The Muse Readings Listen  
Feb 15, 2009
D. Nurkse Listen  
Feb 8, 2009
Kevin Opstedal Listen  
Feb 1, 2009
Vern Rutsala, Lewis Turco Listen  
Jan 25, 2009
250th Anniversary Celebration of Robert Burns Listen  
Jan 18, 2009
Storefront Gallery Project Listen  
Jan 11, 2009
Bill Minor Listen  
Jan 4, 2009
Spanish Language Poetry with Adella Najarro Listen  
Dec 28, 2008
The Poet's Bible Listen
Dec 14, 2008
Poetry Readings and Music by Poet Weldon Kees Listen
Dec 7, 2008
Joe Stroud on release of 'Of This World' Listen
Nov 30, 2008
The Legacy of Mark Twain Listen
Nov 23, 2008
Du Fu and Chinese Poetry, with special host Joe Stroud Listen
Nov 16, 2008
Readings by Robert Frost Listen
Nov 9, 2008
Walt Whitman, Robert Frost Listen
Nov 2, 2008
Ed Pavlic Listen
Oct 19, 2008
Praise of Robinson Jeffers Listen
Oct 12, 2008
Poetry Readings: Len Anderson, Ellen Bar, Mort Marcus Listen
Oct 5, 2008
Dennis talks with George Bilgere Listen
Sept 28, 2008
T.S. Elliot Birthday Program with Mort Marcus Listen
Sept 14, 2008
Brad Turner - Poet and Iraq War Veteran Listen
Aug 31, 2008
Rebecca Foust, author of "Dark Cloud" Listen
Aug 24, 2008
Dennis talks with Barbara Goldberg Listen
Aug 17, 2008
Eduardo Galeano Listen
Aug 10, 2008
The Wind Shifts Listen
Aug 3, 2008
A Collection of Readings Listen
July 28, 2008
Poet and Author Stephen Kessler Listen
July 21, 2008
Poet Sabra Loomis Listen
July 14, 2008
A Collection of Readings Listen
July 7, 2008
Poet David Sullivan Listen
June 30, 2008
Selections from The Music Lover's Poetry Anthology Listen
June 23, 2008
Poet Dan Gerber Listen
June 16, 2008
Leslie Anne-Taylor Reads Selected Poetry Listen
June 9, 2008
Poet Margo Berdeshevsky Listen
June 2, 2008
No Poetry Show this date, due to KUSP Auction.
May 26, 2008
Poet Alta Ifland Listen
May 19, 2008
High School Poets Listen
May 12, 2008
Former Hosts of the Poetry Show Listen
May 5, 2008
Poetry on Record Listen
April 27, 2008
Author Dana Levin Listen
April 21, 2008
Author Doren Robbins Listen
April 14, 2008
The Canterbury Tales Listen
April 7, 2008
Poet J.P. Dancing Bear Listen
March 31, 2008
A Collection of Readings Listen
March 16, 2008
Gratitude and Thank You Listen
March 3, 2008
Authors Jennifer Chang and Cecily Parks Listen
Feb. 25, 2008
Preview of the Muse reading Listen
Feb. 18, 2008
Poems from Nebraska Presence Listen
Feb. 11, 2008
T. Mike Walker Listen
Feb. 04, 2008
Santa Cruz County poetry contest winner, Olivia Murphy Listen
Jan. 28, 2008
Remembering Robert Burns Listen
Jan. 21, 2008
Poet and Author Stephen Kessler Listen
Jan. 14, 2008
A conversation with poet Robert Bly Listen
Jan. 7, 2008
Poet George Bilgere Listen
Dec. 30, 2007
Mort Marcus reading. Listen
Dec. 23, 2007
Poets including Jim Harrison, Mort Marcus, Erica Funkhauser Listen
Dec. 16, 2007
A conversation with Ralph Angel Listen
Dec. 3, 2007
A conversation with Douglas Getch Listen
Nov. 26, 2007
Poet Tung-Hui Hu Listen
Nov. 18, 2007
Arabic and Israeli Women Poets, hosted by Leslie Anne-Taylor Listen
Nov. 11, 2007
Poetry from Ausable Press Listen
October 29, 2007
Leslie-Anne Taylor guest hosts Listen
October 22, 2007
Susan Freeman reads poetry selections. Listen
October 15, 2007
Former hosts of the Poetry Show return Listen
October 8, 2007
Dennis Morton and Leslie-Anne Taylor read Middle Eastern poetry. Listen
October 1, 2007
The Emerald Street Poets Listen
Sept. 9, 2007
Dennis Morton hosts guests Dorian Lock, Ellen Bass & Joe Miller. Listen
Sept. 3, 2007
Selections from The Oxford Book of American Poetry. Listen
August 27, 2007
Remembering poet Maude Meehan. Listen
August 20, 2007
Poet Betsy Andrews discusses her new book, "New Jersey." Listen
August 13, 2007
A conversation with Kate Gale, founding editor of Red Hen Press. Listen
August 6, 2007
A celebration of Greg Keith's "Life Near 310 Kelvin." Listen
July 30, 2007
Poetry from around the world Listen
July 23, 2007
New Jersey poet James Hoch Listen
July 16, 2007
Mort Marcus looks at this week in poetry history. Listen
July 9, 2007
A conversation with poet Jim Moore. Listen
July 2, 2007
Dennis Morton and poet Leslie-Anne Taylor read periodical selections. Listen
June 25, 2007
Mort Marcus celebrates Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz Listen
June 18, 2007
Barbara Bloom discusses her book, "On the Water Meridian" Listen
June 11, 2007
Ellen Bass discusses "The Human Line." Listen
June 4 , 2007
Santa Cruz Student Poets Listen
May 27, 2007
Winner 2006 Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry - Troy Jollimore Listen
May 20, 2007
Santa Cruz Student Poets Listen  
May 13, 2007
Porter Gulch Review Listen  
May 6, 2007
John Balaban Listen