Column by Brian McGackin July 17, 2014
O say does that star-spangled poem yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
Column by Max Booth III June 26, 2014
Charles Bukowski checks into Max's hotel and drinks all his whiskey while offering writing advice.
News by Peter Derk June 20, 2014
A first edition of 'Leaves Of Grass' by Walt Whitman sold at auction for $305,000. It more than doubled Christie's estimate and is a new record for a Whitman book.
News by Peter Derk
Maya Angelou, Poet Laureate, passes away at age 86.
News by Peter Derk May 27, 2014
Former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion has launched poetryarchive.org, a site that offers audio poetry readings for download.
Column by Brian McGackin May 23, 2014
How do I love sonnets? Let me count the — wait...
Column by Taylor Houston April 25, 2014
Songs are poems, too. Or, the article in which I mention Katy Perry, Yeezy, Ezra Pound, Dante, and Flight of the Concords.
News by Peter Derk April 23, 2014
Pew study shows 51% of Americans believe that within 50 years machines will create art indistinguishable from human-created art.
Column by Rob Blair Young April 22, 2014
An article exploring the wide range of poetic styles — and showing why saying you "don't like poetry" is just as silly as saying you don't like books.
Review by Brian McGackin
Wait, you don't like poetry? Shut up, you like poetry.
Review by Brian McGackin
If only it were possible to walk a loved one's death away...
Column by Rob Blair Young March 17, 2014
Happy St. Paddy's Day! I take you through Irish literary history and show off some of the best writers from the Emerald Isle.
Column by Brian McGackin
Where do you think limericks even came from?
Column by Brian McGackin February 13, 2014
Learning to love (poetry) again.
News by Sean May January 31, 2014
A man in Russia's Ural Mountains was stabbed to death in an argument over whether or not poetry has literary value.
Column by Brian McGackin January 16, 2014
You guys, poetry isn't dead.
News by Dean Fetzer November 13, 2013
The Pink Floyd frontman has sent a poem to 93-year-old Henry Shindler, who discovered the “exact time and place where the singer’s father died during a German attack”.
Review by Brian McGackin October 17, 2013
Remember when you used to read poetry? Well you're about to start again.
News by Dean Fetzer
Recently discovered poems by the author of ‘The Jungle Book’ provide new insight into his anti-establishment leanings.
News by Christopher Shultz August 28, 2013
Miram Baheer and the Afghan Women's Writing Project help suppressed female voices across the country find an outlet.
Column by Christopher Shultz June 26, 2013
If you can apply paint to canvas, then surely you can put pen to paper, right? These five artists added literary writing to their oeuvre. Were they successful?
Column by Taylor Houston May 1, 2013
A poem. An apology. A prompt. Flash Poetry in honor of April's Poetry Month.
News by Dean Fetzer April 4, 2013
Google Poetics is a tumblr blog finding poetry in the automatic suggestions that appear in Google’s search box.