Interesting People Reading Poetry is an independent podcast where artists and changemakers read a favorite poem and talk about what it means to them. Co-created by Andy (left) & Brendan Stermer (right).

Brendan Stermer, Andy Stermer

We’ve been featured by the CBC Podcast Playlist, City Pages, Minnesota Public Radio, Minnesota Monthly, the Poetry FoundationFlyover, and Millenials Don’t Suck.

As of April 2018, we publish one episode every month.

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Contact us at interestingpeoplereadingpoetry@gmail.com.

Prefer to communicate in verse? Hit up the Haiku Hotline.


This podcast is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.