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Caption: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Jeanne Marie Beaumont 

Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont

From: New Letters on the Air
Length: 29:01

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Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont's books include CURIOUS CONDUCT and PLACEBO EFFECTS, and her collection, BURNING OF THE THREE FIRES. She assembles everyday objects, fairy tale imagery, and tributes to some of her poetic foremothers, and discusses how poets act as collectors of sounds, words and images.

Beaumont-prx_small Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont, whose new poems are featured in the current issue of NEW LETTERS magazine, talks about how her work connects with fairy tales and her passion for collecting.  Her three collections of poetry include CURIOUS CONDUCT, PLACEBO EFFECTS, and BURNING OF THE THREE FIRES, all assemblages of everyday objects,fairy tale imagery, and historical details. Beaumont discusses her love of integrating different art forms and also talks about how poets collect sounds, words and images to create an imaginary world that connects us with time and history.

Piece Description

Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont, whose new poems are featured in the current issue of NEW LETTERS magazine, talks about how her work connects with fairy tales and her passion for collecting.  Her three collections of poetry include CURIOUS CONDUCT, PLACEBO EFFECTS, and BURNING OF THE THREE FIRES, all assemblages of everyday objects,fairy tale imagery, and historical details. Beaumont discusses her love of integrating different art forms and also talks about how poets collect sounds, words and images to create an imaginary world that connects us with time and history.

Broadcast History

This program originally uplinked to PRSS' Content Depot on March 2, 2012, for delivery to member stations.

Timing and Cues

PROMO: Next time on NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR, Jeanne Marie PROMO: Next time on NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR, Jeanne Marie BeaumontBeaumont (BO-mont) talks about her three collections of poetry and how she assembles everyday objects and fairy tale imagery into her work that pays tribute to Freud, Sylvia Plath and Emily Dickinson. Beaumont reads from her poetry and discusses her passion for collecting things as well as sounds, words, and images. You'll also have a chance to get a free issue of NEW LETTERS magazine featuring new poems by Jeanne Marie Beaumont - on the next NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR...
UPLINK DATE: 08/31/2012
PROGRAM LENGTH: 29:00 minutes
INCUE: (music) "Sand from around the world, sea horse pins,lists ..."
OUTCUE:"...(music) I'm Angela Elam for NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR."

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Running Water Gene Michael Productions Piano Reflections. GMP Music Library 2012 :00

Additional Credits

New Letters on the Air is a production of the quarterly literary magazine, New Letters, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Partial financial support comes from the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

Related Website

http://www.newletters.org/ontheair.asp