September 2008

Erica Wright reads "Elegiac Stanzas" by William Wordsworth

In this installment, Erica Wright reads “Elegiac Stanzas” by William Wordsworth. Wright is originally from Wartrace, Tenn, and now lives in New York City, where she teaches poetry at New York University's Continuing Studies Program. She received her M.F.A. from Columbia University. Her poems have appeared in the 2River View, Harpur Palate, Memorious, Pequod, Small Spiral Notebook, and elsewhere. She is the Poetry Editor at Guernica.

Molly Peacock reads "Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room" by William Wordsworth

In this installment, Molly Peacock reads “Nuns fret not at their convent’s narrow room” by William Wordsworth. Peacock is the author of six volumes of poetry, including The Second Blush, and Cornucopia: New & Selected Poems, both published by W.W. Norton and Company.

Ken Cormier performs "The Fly" by William Blake

In this installment, Ken Cormier performs “The Fly” by William Blake. Cormier is the founding editor and producer of The Lumberyard, a radio magazine of poetry, prose, and music on WHUS in Storrs, CT. His first book, Balance Act, was published by Insomniac Press in 2000. He has released two CDs of original music, God Damn Doghouse and Radio-Bueno, with Elis Eil Records.

Joshua Kryah reads "Where She Told Her Love" by John Clare

In this installment, Joshua Kryah reads “Where She Told Her Love” by John Clare. Kryah was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Schaeffer Fellow in poetry. His first collection of poems, Glean (2007), won the 2005 Nightboat Books Poetry Prize judged by Donald Revell. His poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, FIELD, The Iowa Review, Pleiades, and Shenandoah, among other journals. He lives in Las Vegas with his wife and daughter and is a Visiting Assistant Professor in UNLV's University College. He is also poetry editor for Witness.