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Spotlight on Poetry: Home

Websites to Discover Poetry


Literature Resource Center (Library Database)  Search for the title of a literary work to see who wrote it and/or where it's discussed in Gale's literature criticism series. Look for authors in the index by name, birth date, death date, or nationality.

Poetry Society of America is the America's oldest poetry organization, founded in 1910.

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition. 

National Association of Poetry Therapy is a nonprofit organization promoting growth and healing through written poetry, symbol and story.

The Poetry Foundationpublisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. 

National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. 

Jennifer Keller, The Westport Library's Programming Coordinator, interviews Diane Meyer Lowman, the Poet Laureate of Westport.   Find more poet interviews on our YouTube playlist!

From Our Collection...

Link to Owed by Joshua Bennett in the catalog
Link to Un-American by Hafizah Geter in the catalog
link to Thrown in the Throat by Benjamin Garcia in the catalog