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Past Seasons

Interviews with previous poets are linked below.


2019 Alberto Rios
2018 Chris Abani
2017 Simon Armitage
2016 Marie Howe & Andrea Gibson
2015 Richard Blanco
2014 Tracy K. Smith
2013 Terrance Hayes
2012 Claudia Emerson
2011 Carolyn Forché
2010 Natasha Trethewey
2009 Charles Simic
2008 Jimmy Santiago Baca
2007 Joy Harjo
2006 Ted Kooser
2005 Billy Collins & Lucille Clifton
2004 Li-Young Lee
2003 Naomi Shihab Nye
2002 Mark Doty
2001 Michael Ondaatje
2000 Jane Hirshfield
1999 Robert Pinsky