Features related to poetry

  • October 26, 2014 | Blog

    This week, Dana Stevens, of Slate’s popular Culture Gabfest podcast, endorsed Bill’s interview with Marilynne Robinson, extolling the “wisdom, truth and beauty” of what she had to say. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to Philip Levine, a recent US poet laureate, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to best-selling author Thomas Cahill about why Pope Francis has conservatives up in arms, and to Philip Levine, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to best-selling author Thomas Cahill about why Pope Francis has conservatives up in arms and Philip Levine, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Watch the full show now »
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  • November 29, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation. Continue reading

  • October 2, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    The visionary poet, environmentalist and farmer Wendell Berry reads and talks about two of his poems — “The Contrariness of the Mad Farmer” and “A Poem on Hope.” Continue reading

  • September 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    For decades, Wendell Berry has inspired readers with his essays, poems and stories. In a rare interview, he sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about his writing and environmental activism. Watch the full show now »
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  • April 12, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    See and learn about Sherman Alexie’s favorite Native American poets. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    The National Book Award winner talks candidly about how his mental illness has influenced his work. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    In this web extra, Alexie reads his poem and describes how it evolved from idea to finished reflection. Continue reading