I just finished “hanging out” with Jane Hirshfield, George Szirtes, and about a hundred new poetry-loving friends.
As part of the Transatlantic Poetry on Air reading series, George and Jane were able to join me from their homes, read some of their newer work, and answer questions from viewers–all online, using their laptops and a web browser.
I love how this format gives space for the poetry, sparks interesting conversation, and makes such an intimate experience global. Best of all, the entire broadcast is already available to watch (and watch again) at your leisure.
This post first appeared on robertpeake.com on 11 September 2013