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Elizabeth Alexander on “Obamapoetics”


In this December 2008 episode of "Poetry Off the Shelf" Elizabeth Alexander discusses how the Derek Walcott-toting, June Jordan-quoting president will affect poets and poetry.

From The Poetry Foundation, "Poetry Off the Shelf" is a podcast exploring the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.