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Buffalo Poets

Buffalo Poets


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Meet a poet from the vibrant community of poets in the region of Buffalo, New York. Each show features an in-depth , inspirational conversation with an individual poet, including discussion about the creative process and samples of his or her work. Whether you are devoted to the world of poetry or think you don't understand poetry at all, this show offers insight into the nexus of imagination, personality, and experience. Join us on the adventure!

On-Demand Episodes

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Louise Nayer, a native New Yorker, now San Franciscan. She has published two books of poetry: Keeping Watch (with funding from the NEA) and The Houses Are Covered in Sound (Blue Light... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Cecilia Driscoll. Cecilia's poems include observations and reflections on nature and the events of ordinary days. She is inspired by the music of language and voices of others in the community of... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Martha Deed, who has been writing ever since she could hold a crayon or pencil. Academically, she started off in history, completed her B.A. in Psychology at the New School for Social Research... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Bruce McCausland. Bruce is s a Western New York artist, potter, poet, and humorist whose family historically, is very familiar to the Buffalo art community; his mother, grandmother, and... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Franklin LaVoie , a Visionary Artist from Buffalo, New York. He's a poet, a story-teller, and a puppeteer. Franklin has made many intricate puppets for use in performances, as well as complex floats... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Theresa Wyatt, a retired educator and former visual artist. Theresa's first chapbook collection, Arrowheads Everywhere, comprises 32 poems and is available at Talking Leaves Bookstore. She has... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Vincent Cervone, who is an English teacher in Western New York. He is the co-founder and editor of the Buffalo-based literary magazine, steel bellow. He is also the co-founder and... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with ryki zuckerman. ryki zuckerman is a poet, editor, teacher, and artist who is the author of the full-length volume, Looking for Bora Bora , and also the chapbook, body of the work. Her poems... more

Welcome to conversation and poetry with Joel David Lesses, a poet whose spiritual investigations both verbal and written are found in poetry and on the podcast entitled Unraveling Religion. Other passions include the intersection of... more

Welcome to a conversation and poetry with Buffalo Poet Jennifer Campbell. Her new book of poetry, Supposed to Love, was published in February 2013 by Saddle Road Press. Jennifer's first full-length book of poetry, titled Driving... more