LISTEN LIVE TOMORROW AT 1PM  to Planet Poet-Words in Space / by Sharon Israel


LISTEN LIVE TOMORROW AT 1PM  to Planet Poet-Words in Space for “The Poet and Glorious Disaster” a conversation with awarding winning poet Janet Kaplan on Tuesday, July 24th at 1pm, Eastern time.  Tune in to hear this innovative master of the prose poem and other experimental form discuss her wonderfully indefinable work and her own Ars Disaster-Poetica on the air.

Janet Kaplan's full-length poetry books are Ecotones (forthcoming in 2019 from Eyewear Ltd.), Dreamlife of a Philanthropist (winner of the 2011 Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry from University of Notre Dame Press), The Glazier’s Country (winner of the 2003 Poets Out Loud Prize from Fordham University Press), and The Groundnote (Alice James Books, 1998). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Arts & Letters, Barrow Street, Cross Currents, Denver Quarterly, Exposition Review, Interim, Pool, Sentence, The Paris Review, The Southampton Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and many others, as well as in the anthologies An Introduction to the Prose Poem( Firewheel Editions, 2007), Lit from Inside: 40 Years of Poetry from Alice James (Alice James Books, 2012), and Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose by Bright Hill Poets & Writers (Bright Hill Press, 2017). She has served as Poet-in-Residence at Fordham University and is currently a member of the creative writing faculty at Hofstra University, where she edits the digital literary magazine AMP (

Yours in Radio, Sharon



Sharon Israel hosts Planet Poet - Words In Space, airing monthly on WIOX radio Tuesdays at 1pm EST. 91.3 FM. For streaming on-line click on or

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