The Lark Episode 5: Poetry and Garbage

In this episode, we sat down with Orchid Tierney, a PhD candidate at Penn, for a discussion of cyborg culture, global warming, and the metaphoric dimensions of garbage.

The Lark Episode 4: The Fireman

In this episode of The Lark, we sat down with Professor Carmen Machado, an award-winning fiction writer, for a discussion of Ray Bradbury’s dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451.

The Lark Episode 3: A Hundred Thousand Billion Poems

In this episode we sat down with Michelle Taransky, an award-winning poet and writing professor at the University of Pennsylvania, to discuss the Oulipo, a French literary group whose members describe themselves as “rats who build the labyrinth from which they plan to escape.”

Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K.314 by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is licensed under CC by 3.0.

The Lark Episode 2: Kafka

In this episode, we sat down with  Jean-Michel Rabaté, a professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and a managing editor of the Journal of Modern Literature, for a discussion of Kafka on the 101st anniversary of the publication of The Metamorphosis.

Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K.314 by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is licensed under CC by 3.0.

The Lark Episode 1

We’re proud to introduce the inaugural episode of The Lark, the Penn Review’s new monthly literary podcast.

In this episode, we sat down with Lynn Levin, an acclaimed poet and professor, to discuss Bob Dylan, The Garden of Eden, and a few minor virtues.