Chris Robinson

Poem of the Week: Ariana Nadia Nash

January 31, 2014
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“To Hold the Body in my Hand” & “Unnamed”

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Poem(s) of the Week: Mark Leidner

January 24, 2014
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Those early poems struck me for how they treated absurd corners of cultural ephemera with the utmost seriousness, and in a vernacular language that seamlessly ascended to momentary heights of poetic beauty.

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Poem of the Week: Jay Thompson

January 17, 2014
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Five poems from Winter

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Poem of the Week: Mark Conway

January 10, 2014
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in the orchard

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Poem of the Week: Rich Armstrong

January 3, 2014
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Usual Resistance

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Brain vs. heart

April 27, 2012
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Both indulgently prosaic and absurdly poetic, with plenty of in-jokes for computer nerds and literature nerds alike, this beautiful chapbook will make you laugh, cry, and/or hate the authors.

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Poetry Fix, Episode 20: Weldon Kees

February 5, 2011
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson discuss Weldon Kees’s poem “1926.”

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Poetry Fix, Episode 19: Thomas Lux

January 14, 2011
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson discuss Thomas Lux’s poem “Tarantulas on the Lifebuoy.”

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Poetry Fix, Episode 18: More Milosz

January 5, 2011
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson discuss Czeslaw Milosz’s poem “Late Ripeness.”

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Poetry Fix, Episode 17: Milosz

December 24, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson discuss Czeslaw Milosz’s poems “On Prayer” and “And Yet the Books.”

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Poetry Fix Episode 16: Heather McHugh

November 27, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson discuss Heather McHugh’s poem “I Knew I’d Sing.”

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Poetry Fix Episode 15: Transtromer

October 31, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson briefly discuss Tomas Transtromer’s poems “Street Crossing” and “Face to Face.”

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Poetry Fix, Episodes 13 & 14: Mary Oliver and Keats

October 8, 2010
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Episodes 13 and 14 of Poetry Fix. Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson briefly discuss John Keats’ poem “This Living Hand” and Mary Oliver’s “Wild Geese.”

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Poetry Fix, Episode 12: Baseball Haiku

October 2, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson briefly discuss baseball haiku.

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Poetry Fix Episode 11: Terrence Hayes

September 30, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson briefly discuss Terrence Hayes’s poem “Talk.”

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Poetry Fix Episode 10: William Matthews

September 27, 2010
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Mary Karr and Christopher Robinson briefly discuss Williiam Matthews’s poem “Cheap Seats”

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