poetry

The local musical duo known as Ellery, after a lengthy sabbatical, are back with a book of poetry called Once You Had Hands with photography by Michael Wilson. Justin & Tasha Golden join Barbara Gray to talk about the book and their May 1 event at Hoffner Lodge in Northside that will be part book launch and part Ellery concert.

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Say the word 'poetry' to kids and they might turn up their noses.  Mention 'hip hop' or 'rap' and they may be more interested. 

But the art forms are very similar; and this weekend hundreds of teenagers will prove it as they show off their skills. 

A poem from Roberta Schultz

Feb 6, 2015

A poetry reading from Roberta Schultz from her chapbook, Outposts on the Border of Longing.

A poem from Bob Holman

Jan 9, 2015

A poetry reading by Bob Holman from his book Sing This One Back to Me.

Barbara Gray is in the studio with the brothers Winhusen – Steven is a poet and his brother, Joe, is an artist and illustrator. They talk about their recent work, The Blue Chip City Book of the Dead.

A conversation with poet Sarah Rose Nordgren

Oct 31, 2014

Award-winning poet and Cincinnati resident Sarah Rose Nordgren is in the studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her latest collection, Best Bones.

A poem from Roberta Schultz

Oct 24, 2014

A poetry reading by Roberta Schultz, “The Holy Men,” from her chapbook, "Outposts on the Border of Longing."

"Outposts on the Borders of Longing"

Sep 19, 2014

Usually Roberta Schultz appears on Around Cincinnati to review books, but this time, she’s being interviewed by Barbara Gray about her own chapbook of new poetry called Outposts on the Borders of Longing.

Local poet Dr. Norman Finkelstein reads Novel from his collection of poems called From the Files of the Imminent Foundation.

Kentucky's Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker

Apr 11, 2014

Continuing the celebration of National Poetry Month, Barbara Gray speaks with Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker and he reads selections from his new collection, Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate this Ride.

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