February 13, 2015

Remembering Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton

February 13, 2015 - Segment 3 - We remember Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton by listening to her read some of her best poems, and we listen back to a segment from the archives, where we talked to her friends and colleagues shortly after her passing.
October 26, 2014

From The Archives: Poet, Activist and Author Dr. Sonia Sanchez

October 22, 2014 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with a very special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show. Listen in to my 2010 interview with poet, activist and author Dr. Sonia Sanchez. The author of over 16 books, Sanchez is an expert on Black culture and literature, women's liberation, and racial justice.
October 8, 2014

Theatre Baltimore: God’s Country Featuring LOVE the Poet

October 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - Join us for a sneak peek of God's Country, a performance by LOVE the Poet opening for a one week run by the Strand Theater Company. We're joined by Michelle Antoinette aka LOVE the Poet, spoken word artist and musician.
September 8, 2014

E. Ethelbert Miller: Addressing Black Manhood in Ceremonies of Dark Men

September 5, 2014 - Segment 2 - I talk with nationally renowned poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller about Ceremonies of Dark Men, an exhibition of large-scale photographs by five male artists complemented by poetic excerpts and placed in key areas around Washington, DC. The works will, in part, address issues of black manhood in creative ways.
February 15, 2014

Remembering Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton

February 13, 2014 - Segment 3 - We celebrate the life of poet Lucille Clifton. Clifton, a prolific wordsmith known for deceptively simple poems that speak volumes about contemporary life, the African American experience, and womanhood, served as Maryland’s Poet Laureate from 1979-1985. She died in February of this 2010, and we sat down with friends, colleagues, and fellow poets to discuss her life and work.
May 2, 2013

Baltimore Poets Afaa Michael Weaver And Reginald Harris

May 2, 2013 - Segment 2 - We hear the second part of a segment we started yesterday featuring two Baltimore-born poets, Afaa Michael Weaver and Reginald Harris, reading at the City Lit Festival at Enoch Pratt Free Library last month.