Resources

The Academy of American Poets website has an extensive collection of essays on poetry, biographies of more than 200 poets, text of nearly 600 poems, and RealAudio clips of eighty poems read by their authors.

The American Poetry Review now has an online version. It is one of the premier literary journals in the country.

Copper Canyon Press is a nonprofit publisher that believes poetry is vital to language and living. Since 1972, it has published poetry exclusively and has established an international reputation for its commitment to authors, editorial acumen, and dedication to the poetry audience.

The Favorite Poem Project began in April 1997. When the Library of Congress named Robert Pinsky Poet Laureate, he created the Favorite Poem Project as his special undertaking. It features video clips of a variety of people reading their favorite poems.

Modern American Poetry is a web companion to Oxford’s Anthology of American Poetry. Features historical background to analyses of poems. The site is designed to help all readers of modern poetry, not just readers of the Oxford anthology.

The Poetry Archives has 3746 poems by 145 authors, mostly classical.

The Poetry Center of Chicago is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1974 by Chicago poets who saw the need for a literary center that would nurture and expand the Chicago audience for great poetry.

Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Their website features a daily poem from books, magazines and journals currently in print. Poems are chosen from the work of a wide variety of poets published in the English language.

The Writer’s Almanac ® is a daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor.

Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year.