26 05, 2022

Presenting Queer Poem-a-Day 2022

By |May 26th, 2022|

We are so excited to launch the second year of our special Pride Month podcast series Queer Poem-a-Day. Exclusive to the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, which otherwise features interviews with authors and other notable people, Queer Poem-a-Day is the first daily-poetry podcast to focus exclusively on the LGBTQIA+ community.

21 10, 2021

Podcast: Poet Lisa Hiton Discusses New Book “Afterfeast”

By |October 21st, 2021|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, I am thrilled to present a conversation with Lisa Hiton on the occasion of the publication of her debut full-length poetry collection, Afterfeast. Selected by the poet Mary Jo Bang as the winner of the Dorset Prize for Poetry, Afterfeast is published

20 05, 2021

New Podcast Series: Queer Poem-a-Day

By |May 20th, 2021|

I’m very excited to announce a new daily podcast series launching this June from our library: Queer Poem-a-Day. For Pride Month, we're reinventing our regular podcast interview series as a daily poetry podcast featuring poems written and read by contemporary LGBTQIA+ poets. Our participating poets include established award-winners and emerging

14 01, 2021

Podcast: Poet Dan Chiasson on his new book “The Math Campers”

By |January 14th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, I have the honor of presenting a conversation with acclaimed poet and critic Dan Chiasson about his newest book of poetry, The Math Campers. Dan Chiasson is the poetry critic for The New Yorker, a frequent contributor to the New

23 01, 2020

Chicago based poet Sam Herschel Wein on the DPL Podcast

By |January 23rd, 2020|

In this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re excited to share a conversation with the Chicago-based poet Sam Herschel Wein.  Sam is the author of the chapbooks Fruit Mansion (2017) and, in collaboration with the poet Chen Chen, Gesundheit! (2019). He is also an enthusiastic ambassador for

2 10, 2018

Staff Picks: “I’m Just No Good At Rhyming”

By |October 2nd, 2018|

What happens when Chris Harris, a producer known for his work on the T.V. show How I Met Your Mother, decides to take a stab at writing children’s literature? The answer is a book of poetry that will leave readers of all ages (even self-proclaimed “not poetry people”) laughing out

12 07, 2018

Local poets share their poems on the DPL Podcast

By |July 12th, 2018|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we have the great pleasure of presenting the voices of three local poets: Herb Berman, MJ Gabrielsen, and Jacqueline Nicole Harris. They are all members of the Library Poets group, which meets every Tuesday evening at the Library for a poetry

4 04, 2018

Celebrate American poetry at our Classics Book Discussion

By |April 4th, 2018|

Classics Book Discussion: American Poetry | Thursday, April 26, 7-8 p.m. When was the last time you read a really great poem? We have plenty of poetry fans in Deerfield, but I also talk to library patrons who feel like they never “got” poetry. Poetry, particularly classic poetry, can bring to

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