http://www.Poetry.LA — Poet Elena Karina Byrne, Literary Programs Dir. of Ruskin Art Club, describes how an historic cultural venue is serving today’s L.A. literary scene and discusses her poetry.
1966 – A young Leonard Cohen explores the roots of his poetry with CBC-TV host Adrienne Clarkson. In this excerpt from Take 30, Cohen rejects the notion of artistic posterity and says, Im not interested in an insurance plan for my work.
Sylvia Plath is interviewed by Peter Orr of The British Council – 30th October 1962.
Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990. He read from The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz 1957-1987, in Spanish, with his translator Eliot Weinberger, who read the English versions of the poems. The reading took place on October 18, 1988, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Paz was interviewed in English by poet Lewis MacAdams and in Spanish by Professor Enrico Santi. Distributed by Tubemogul.
Mitch Corber brings us another wonderful interview with two NYC poets: Jee Leong Koh and Miriam Stanley
In-depth Poetry Thin Air Cable Interview of NYC poets Jee Leong Koh and Miriam Stanley, in a lively conversation with George Spencer. Video artistry provided by Poetry Thin Air Director Mitch Corber. Poets Koh and Stanley also recite from their work This is Episode 2 (2009) in an ongoing original series. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.