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There's A Poem In That

In this podcast, Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated poet Todd Boss helps strangers discover the poetry in their most intimate storiesAward-winning poet Todd Boss interviews strangers — listening deep into their stories — then risks writing an original poem just for them.

The relationship between NAPT and "There's A Poem In That" began in 2024 when Todd Boss brought his Pop-Up to our annual conference. Our community was delighted to meet Todd, learn about his work, and be interviewed for one of his poems! 

 You can listen to the TAPIT Podcast on Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, and just about anywhere podcasts can be found! Each episode of TAPIT opens on a new guest stranger, tracks their conversations with Todd, and concludes with Todd's reveal of an original poem written expressly for them. You'll laugh, you'll cry ... You'll want a poem of your very own! You can learn more about Todd's podcast and work here --> There's A Poem In That

Todd Boss (b. 1968) is an independent American producer, writer, installation artist, and innovator who has contributed to Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated projects. He has created internationally acclaimed AR/VR installations, published four poetry collections with W. W. Norton and a children's book with Simon & Schuster, written lyrics that have premiered at Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, produced more than 150 short films that have screened around the world, patented consumer product innovations and brought them to market, conceived and executed nationwide literacy and college education programs, and launched an award-winning podcast. Todd sold all his possessions in 2018 and circled the globe in a series of 40+ house-sits. He is still a nomad. His motto is "Wake to the wonder of the world." Learn more about Todd here.

Poetry Spoken Here

"Poetry Spoken Here" is a podcast series from host Charlie Rossiter and producer/technical director, Jack Rossiter-Munley. Episodes feature interviews with poets, and examinations of poets and poetic themes of the past and present. "Poetry Spoken Here" can be found on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud. New episodes of "Poetry Spoken Here" are posted on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. "Poetry Spoken Here" is a production of Cardboard Box Productions, Inc.

Episode #009 examines the theory and practice of poetry therapy. Dr. Lynn Kapitan, recent past-president of the American Art Therapy Association, discusses poetry therapy in the context of Creative Arts Therapies; clinical psychologist, Dr. Beth Jacobs, talks about her use of poetry and expressive writing in her practice; and Professor Nick Mazza, founding and current editor of the Journal of Poetry Therapy, discusses current developments in the field.

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Charlie Rossiter has a long history of writing and promoting poetry. In Albany, NY in the 1990s, he was host/producer of Poetry Motel a local television program that featured poets being interviewed and reading from their work, which ran for over 100 episodes. In 2000 he co-founded and hosted a website that features poetry reviews, commentary, and live recordings of poems by the poets who wrote them. He spearheaded an all-day poetry reading on the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC, and has organized events for 100,000 Poets For Change. Charlie has been awarded an NEA fellowship for poetry, and his books are available at where descriptions and sample poems may be perused.

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