Audio Archives

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Person Describing Archive

Deanna Fong (2012); Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?


Sponsoring Person or Institution

Will Brown

Site URL

Site Last Updated
Date Visited


General Description of Archive

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Link is no longer functional. The content can still be accessed through the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine in this link:

A blog-style audio- and video-based poetry podcast for and about the everyday poet. The audio in these podcasts is a mixture of readings, talks and interviews, generally divided into two series: The Poetry Podcast and The Poet Tech Podcast.

Description of archive history or URL

Contact information

Searchable options

A general search bar allows the user to search the site.

Relation from the audio to the text

No transcripts provided

Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items

In readings, title and author only, however there is often link to the poet's website, if available. Each entry generally offers a breakdown of what is in the podcast (i.e. either thematically or by author).

Author bios and context within literary history

Very little on page, however there are links to external pages.

Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)

Streaming and downloadable (mp3)

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Unfortunately, streaming/downloadable content is no longer available through the Wayback Machine portal.

Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)

Some photos within posts; an entire page devoted to video poetry recordings.

Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)

Streaming on page or can open in new page (right click). Play/pause, volume control, counter and manipulable progress bar.

Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Access via mobile device is possible, but may not function optimally through the Wayback Machine portal.


By tags or pages.

Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
Interactivity and Web 2.0 features
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