Poetry

Amit Majmudar was recently named the Poet Laureate of Ohio. Many states have poets who occupy these honorary positions in their states. Ohio had never had one before. Amit Majmudar is our very first one. His term began in January and he'll hold the post for two years.

In this interview Amit reveals how all this came about and he reads a number poems from his enchanting new collection "Dothead." Amit Majmudar is a nuclear radiologist in Columbus. He writes some splendid poetry. Enjoy.

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "Love and Sacrifice."

Lori Gravley reads her Kathy Austin's poem, "Open Door."

Conrad Balliet and Janeal Ravndal read Barbara Singleton's "Interview With a Poem."

Janeal Ravndal reads Carol Stoner's poem, "Sediment."

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "On Earth."

Conrad Balliet reads "The Promise" and "My Heart Is Really Bad" by Marietta Ball.

Conrad Balliet reads Mary Jo White's poem, " Why Poetry?"

Rita Coleman reads her poem, "Of What Do We Make Our Poetry?"

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "Time."

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