Poetry Now is a new series from the Poetry Foundation. The audio recordings provide an introduction to the featured poet, commentary from the poet regarding the poem, and then a reading of the poem. They have quite a lineup, including Jamaal May, Rae Armantrout, and Wendy Xu.
According to the press release: “the recordings will be delivered as a twice-weekly series through the Foundation’s Poem of the Day, a daily subscription email, and as a podcast on poetryfoundation.org. PoetryNow will also air regularly on 98.7WFMT on Friday evenings and, through syndication, on radio stations throughout the United States and internationally.”