The Greatest Living Writers Project is an ongoing video series featuring exclusive poetry readings and writing advice from over 50 of the world’s top writers – U.S. Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize-winners, National Poetry Slam Champions, best-selling novelists, playwrights, singer-songwriters, and more. The Greatest Living Writers Project not only preserves the voices, writing and teachings of our literary icons, but also brings these top writers into the classroom through on-demand mobile video to inspire and educate students worldwide. (source: Student Publishing Program)
You can play any of the videos in your web browser or subscribe in iTunes on the project page. You might find an individual video from the site useful in your class, you might follow the series for you own interest, or you could direct your students there.
This site requires free registration.