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Whether you’re a lifelong poetry reader or are looking for your first collection to pick up, we’ve got something for you! Our writers cover new poetry, the best poetry for every reader, and more.

Is Nostradamus Literature?

So Penguin Classics, a press whose website brags about being “…timeless and trendsetting,” is about to publish a book of ...

“Poems Like Boxers”: Anyone Been to Peace Camp?

This past weekend, murmured poetry and glowing tents illuminated the British shoreline in an installation called Peace Camp. Have any ...

Summer Reading Poetry: The Essential Haiku, Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa

Summer reading should include some poetry, is what I tell myself, as a kind of a challenge, but it should ...

Random Bits of Poetry That Have Lodged in My Brain

I didn’t go to any schools that really required memorization. I have a vague memory of needing to memorize the ...

Four International Writers To Know

Sometimes it seems like men named Jonathan have a monopoly on American Literary Fiction. While this might be true, it ...

Sunday Diversion: The Deaths of Minor American Poets

My favorite poetry anthology is The Oxford Book of American Poetry. It has a diverse and representative selection of poets ...