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Marin Poets Live! logoThe Marin Poets Archive is a collaborative digital effort between the Marin Poetry Center and the Marin County Free Library.

The funding for this project was generated by a benefit poetry reading that Kay Ryan, twice Poet Laureate, generously did for Marin County Free Library. 

Marin Poets Live! advances Marin County Free Library's goal of promoting local poetry and expanding the visibility of local poets. Current funding of the project is accomplished in partnership with Marin County Library Foundation. Marin Poets Live! is a television show that introduces local Marin poets and delves into their reasons for writing and the influence that living in Marin County has had on their poetry.  

The monthly television show appears on Comcast channel 26 at 7:30pm the second Thursday of each month. In-kind support is provided by Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM).  The Marin County Free Library is deeply grateful for the use of CMCM’s state-of-the-art facilities and their professional all-volunteer crew. With their support and expertise, we are creating an archive of local poets that will be a resource for years to come. Check the Community Media Center of Marin for schedules.

Poets Archive

Ellery Akers

Ellery Akers

Interview aired January 9, 2014

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Karen Benke

Interview aired May 8, 2014

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Claire Blotter

Interview aired February 13, 2014

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Claudia Chapline

Claudia Chapline

Interview aired October 10, 2013

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Albert Flynn DeSilver

Interview aired July 11, 2013

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Kathy Evans

Interview will air in 2014

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Sharon Fain

Interview aired November 4, 2013

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Gerald Fleming

Gerald Fleming

Interview aired May 9, 2013

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CB Follet

Interview aired December 12, 2013

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Rebecca Foust

Interview aired July 10, 2014

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Brenda Hillman

Interview aired February 13, 2014

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Jane Hirshfield

Interview aired April 10, 2014

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Janet Jennings

Interview aired March 13, 2014

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Margaret Kaufman

Interview aired July 11, 2013

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Jacqueline Kudler

Jacqueline Kudler

Interview aired April 11, 2013

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Joanne Kyger

Joanne Kyger

Interview aired August 8, 2013

Episode video not available

Roy Mash

Interview aired January 9, 2014

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Daniel Polikoff

Interview aired May 8, 2014

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Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan

Interview aired September 12, 2013

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Prartho Sereno 

Interview aired February 13, 2014

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giovanni singleton

Interview aired October 10, 2013

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Doreen Stock

Doreen Stock

Interview aired June 13, 2013

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Barbara Swift Brauer

Barbara Swift Brauer

Interview aired May 9, 2013

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Joseph Zaccardi

Interview aired November 4, 2013

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