On April 10th, 2020, The Washington Post Book Club Newsletter, in its series of reviews and recommendations from critic Ron Charles, featured Poetry in America. The article notes the great variety of guests on the show, the close readings of individual poems, and the accompanying educational materials.
The season kicks off with “Urban Love Poem,” by Chinese American writer Marilyn Chin. (I had the pleasure of interviewing her for Life of a Poet in 2018 – she's brilliant.)”