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Modern American Poetry
Hosted by the University of Illinois, this site contains biographical information and critiques of around 160 major American poets.
Poetry Foundation/Poetry Magazine
Website for the oldest monthly publication highlighting poetry in English, contains teaching and learning resources, scholarly articles, featured poetry, podcasts, and newsletters. Also provides free access to digitized back issues beginning with 1912.
Organizations and Magazines
The American Poetry Review
A major publication featuring quality poetry by both established and up-and-coming American poets
NewPages Big List of Literary Magazines
Be sure to use the Journal Finder to see if our library has access to these literary magazines.
The Poetry Society
The website for the parent organization of Britain’s The Poetry Review, this page contains information about the 100+-year old, publicly and privately funded British literary society. In addition to publishing contemporary poetry, the nonprofit sponsors competitions, educational initiatives, public readings and festivals, and digital programming such as podcasts and lectures.
Poets and Writers magazine
A major trade journal for creative writers
The home page for the Academy of American Poets, this site contains featured poetry, articles about poetry, indexes of poets, links to local poetry events, information about American Poetry Month and American Poets magazine, and a brief glossary of major schools, forms, and occasions of poetry