"Rita Dove: 'Set Phasers To Poem,'" NPR's Ask Me Another, originally broadcast in 2019

Interview with William Walsh, The Georgia Review (spring 2016)

Interview with Claire Schwartz, Virginia Quarterly Review (winter 2016)

Interview with Bill Moyers, American Public Television, February 2012

“Rita Dove: National Medal of Arts Recipient” – NEA podcast interview, February 2012. 

“Rita Dove on the Leonard Lopate Show" – NPR interview, Dec. 2011.

“In Anthology, Rita Dove connects...” - PBS Newshour, Dec. 2011.

“Fridays on the Newshour: Rita Dove” – additional web only material to PBS Newshour program above, Dec. 2011.

“Until the Fulcrum Tips” – an excellent and thorough online interview by Jericho Brown. 

"Editing The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry:" - Rita Dove’s Writers Chronicle interview, Dec. 2011.

Rita Dove’s 2011 reading at the White House, with President Obama’s introduction, May 2011.

White House Poetry Workshop, with Rita Dove and Billy Collins, intro by Michelle Obama, moderated by Elizabeth Alexander, May 2011.

Radio interview on KUOW-Seattle (mp3) (KUOW website), May 13, 2010.

"How Does A Shadow Shine?", a reading from the Key West Literary Seminar (audio only), January 2010.

interview with Rita Dove by Robert McDowell, with some of her poems about dancing in the fall 2003 issue of American Poet.

interview with Rita Dove by Elizabeth Alexander in the Oct./Nov. 2005 issue of Writer's Chonicle, the magazine of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

interview with Rita Dove by Camille Dungy in Callaloo, Vol. 28, No. 4 (2005).

 article in the Hong Kong magazine The Peninsula, Spring 2007.

Rita Dove reading her poem “American Smooth” at the Dodge Poetry Festival. The video is introduced by Garrison Keillor.

Interview with Bill Moyers , PBS, April 1994