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A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.

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Matthew Rohrer

The author of seven poetry collections, including Destroyer and Preserver (Wave Books, 2011), Matthew Rohrer reads "Over the Emperor City" as part of the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series at Studio 10 in Brooklyn.

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Monica Drake

The rabbits in this trailer for Monica Drake's novel The Stud Book, forthcoming from Hogarth in April, were provided by the New York City-based All About Rabbits Rescue, Inc. and are available for adoption.

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Maggie Estep

"The sky is pouring itself down my throat because I'm wide open because I'm so glad I'm happy." Maggie Estep, the novelist and spoken word poet who passed away on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack two days earlier, is seen here performing "Happy" on Def Jam Poetry.

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Record Your Rime

In November 2013 the Brooklyn Academy of Music put out an open call for readings of an excerpt from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in collaboration with the Poetry Foundation's Record-a-Poem project. This clip features a sampling of the many voices that participated. You can listen to the full audio submissions on SoundCloud.

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The Smitten Author

"It's okay to love your writing. Just don't love your writing." This rather quirky clip acknowledges the inevitable approach of the year's most saccharine holiday, Valentine's Day.

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Video Killed the Literary Star

Novelist, critic, and essayist Walter Kirn, whose book Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade is forthcoming from Liveright in March, recorded this open letter to Gary Shteyngart and "his accomplice" James Franco.

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Maxine Kumin

The award-winning poet and former poet laureate is seen here reading three poems at the 2008 Dodge Poetry Festival. Kumin passed away on February 6 at the age of eighty-eight.

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Anne Waldman

The author most recently of Gossamurmur (Penguin, 2013) reads from "Manatee/Humanity" as part of Poet-to-Poet, an educational project from the Academy of American Poets for National Poetry Month 2014.

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Carolyn Forché

PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown recently talked with Carolyn Forché, whose new anthology, Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English 1500-2001, published last month by W. W. Norton, contains the work of poets who have witnessed war, imprisonment, torture, and slavery. Forché calls the collection an "outcry of the soul." 

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Philip Seymour Hoffman

The late actor is seen here in the 2005 film Capote, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor. In this scene, Hoffman portrays Truman Capote as he visits Perry Smith and Richard Hickock prior to their execution for the 1959 murder of Herbert Clutter and his family, as chronicled in Capote's 1966 book In Cold Blood.

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