Poetry-Related Resources

Please take a moment to look at some of the poetry websites we’ve collected over the years. Recommend sites to Director of Poetry Programs Catherine Fletcher, cfletcher@citylore.org

Poets House is a literary center and poetry archive – a collection and meeting place that invites poets and the public to join the living tradition of poetry. http://poetshouse.org

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The Academy of American Poets, sponsor of National Poetry Month, is one of the oldest and largest service organizations.
http://www.poets.org/index.cfm

Since 1966, the most active poet-run arts project in the country, the St. Marks Poetry Project.
http://www.poetryproject.com

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe – site of the infamous slams!
http://www.nuyorican.org

The ur Center of NYC lit is A Gathering of the Tribes.
http://www.tribes.org

Publisher of fantastic guides to the teaching and writing of poetry, Teachers & Writers published the curriculum guide to the Gathering.
http://www.twc.org

CLMP, The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses: The national organization for independent literary publishers of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction.  http://www.clmp.org

The Bowery Poetry Club — Through the front door, a small coffee shop. Behind the curtain, a performance space that seats over 100, a state-of-the-art sound system with digital recording and cybercast facilities and a full bar. This Club sponsors poetry events every night, workshops and readings in the afternoons. http://www.bowerypoetry.com

The Western Folklife Center, our model and partner offers cowboy poetry at its best. Home of the Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering. http://www.westernfolklife.org

About.com has an eclectic take but with an emphasis on spoken word and oral traditions. Includes many links, always current.
http://poetry.about.com/arts/poetry

The University of Buffalo Poetics Department digs deep into the avant garde and provides in-depth looks at today’s poetry.
http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc

The World of Poetry contains lots of video and audio from the award-winning PBS series, “The United States of Poetry,” as well as anew digital poetry anthology model.
http://www.worldofpoetry.org

One of the most active service organizations in the field, and publisher of Poets & Writers Magazine.
http://www.pw.org

 

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