SOUND’s YouTube channel is dedicated to illuminating the sounds we utilize during our readings.

Over the years, poets have created or appropriated distinct reading styles. These have changed over the decades due to writing styles, societal changes, and popular linguistic trends. Reading choices are also often stylistically different due to genre, and the factors that generally go along with them.

You’ll find playlists on poetry reading and performance styles from the 20th century on, as well as playlists of specific genres of poetry.