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  Our Friends  

Art for Engineers "....A year or so ago, I fell in love again. I allowed my heart to welcome erotica. Now I'm evolving the second passion of my life as an artist and poet of erotica. I am living my dream. Please share it with me."

Poetry Central

Roger Tucker Photographic Collage


Brett Axel Poet, Editor, Activist

Joseph Brodsky

Maggie Estep

Loads of Odes "Real life published poetry about the world and the people in it..." The work of Paul C. Walton and others. Submit your poems.

Allen Ginsberg

Motor Oil Queen "Dedicated to bringing you the finest in the downtown literary and performance scene from New York and beyond. "

Photography and poetry from Pam

Soulful Abyss

UNC Internet Poetry Archive


Poetry Down Under

Poetry London

Santa Fe Poetry Broadside


Antioch University - Low Residency MFA program

Beauty and Love in Poetry

Center for Book Arts "...dedicated to preserving the traditional crafts of book-making, as well as exploring and encouraging contemporary interpretations of the book as an art object."

Columbia University Creative Writing Center

Contemporary American Poetry Archive

Library of Congress Poetry & Literature center

NYU Summer Intinsive - Creative Writing

Poet Laureate (Library of Congress Consultant in Poetry)

Ringer's Secret School of Writing

San Francisco State University Poetry Center & American Poetry Archives "....founded in 1954 on the basis of a gift by W.H. Auden, is one of the most long-lived, prestigious, and nationally renowned literary arts institutions in the United States.... "

SUNY Buffalo Electronic Poetry Center

University of Penn On-Line Books Page


Clean Sheets Erotica Magazine: Poetry Poetry

Poetry of Sappho

  23rd Nimrod/Hardiman Awards Deadline Apr 30, 2001  

A Little Poetry -- Perpetual Po-e-zine

Amateur Poetry Journal

Beloit Poetry Journal

The Blue Moon Review

Boston Review A political and literary forum

Collected Stories short fiction

Contemporary Poetry Review

Electronic Poetry Review

Inscriptions is the weekly e-zine for professional writers.

Kenyon Review

Mach 2 Multimedia / New Millennium Writings

New River

Ploughshares Magazine Emerson College literary journal

Poetry Bay Online Poetry Magazine

Poetry Magazine .com -- Electronic poetry journal publishing only poetry and poetry reviews.

Poets & Writers Online Homepage

Poets Read at -- Featuring audio clips


Spoon River Poetry Review

Wild Hearts -- Artists, Photography, Poetry, Lesbian postcards

Wired Art From Wired Hearts

Zoetrope All Story Online

  Poetry Forums

Ann Arbor Poetry Forum

Artsforge -- Collaboration for Artists, Writers, and Musicians

Cofffeehouse for Writers

Critical Poet's Poetry Forum

Poetry Web's Online Poetry Slam

Shadow Poetry -- "A Place for poets to gather"


Dixon Place "The NYC laboratory for thatre, dance, literature, and performance art"


The Kitchen

New York Poetry Calendar

P.S.1 has been a defining force in New York's cultural life. P.S.1 combines a world-class exhibition program, a prestigious National and International Artist Studio Program, and a broad spectrum of education and public programs that serve our many audiences.

Village Voice Listings

  Portals and Directories

DMOZ Open Directory: Arts > Literature > Poetry -- Resources and poets.

Links to Modern and Contemporary Poetry Resources

Poetry Changes People

A Poetry-Lover's Guide To the World-Wide Web

The Poetry Notebooks of Michael P. Garofalo -- Featuring Haiku and Zen poetry.

Poetry Super Highway

Poetry Web -- Magazine, discussion groups, slam pit, chapbooks online, links.

SUNY Buffalo Electronic Poetry Center - Links

Web Writers' Workshop

  Projects & Associations

Academy of American Poets

Black Witers Alliance

Black Arts and Literature

Center for Book Culture " a nonprofit organization serving readers and writers through the promotion and publication of books that define our heritage, challenge conventional ways of seeing the world, and demand the highest imaginative and intellectual response...."

Dia Center for the Arts Readings in Contemporary Poetry [Reading series archive] "....Beginning with the December 9, 2000, reading by Jorie Graham and Charles Wright, recordings of entire readings will be posted. "

Dialogue Among Civilizations Through Poetry

National Poetry Month - Academy of American Poets

The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church

The Poetry Society of America

Poets House -- a place for poetry

Prolific Writers Network " a community of writers that lend an ear, critique and support their fellow writer, whether novice or widely published. Our network is made up of genre writers, poets, freelance writers and a host of other literary wordsmiths."

The Science Fiction Poetry Association

  Resources Contemporary Poetry Classic Poetry Harlem Renaissance Poetry - Types Styles Parts Forms -- Create and publish your chapbook

Fish Drum Inc "... is a multimedia New York based corporation run by Suzi Winson that produces perfect-bound poetry and fringe art books, the literary magazine Fish Drum, short films, and as well works with a variety of emerging businesses."

Forgotten Ground Regained -- Poetry from Beowulf to the present


Light & Dust Anthology of Poetry -- "An ongoing, pluralistic anthology of contemporary poetry, which includes complete out of print books, sub-sites for authors, genres, issues, and interchanges with poets in other countries."

Morris Publishing"We specialize in printing books for self-published authors and have printed thousands of books for individuals, businesses, and small publishers."

Poetry Power -- "Free writing help for poets"

Powell's Books -- The legendary independent bookstore

Search > "poetry" on

Shaw Guides Writers' Conferences and Workshops -- Great books online. Includes verse search engine. Columbia University's Bartleby Library project to put public domain books online.

Writer's Digest -- "The Insider's Guide to the Writer's Life"

- 100 Best Sites for Writers 2000

  Retreats, Workshops, Conferences and Colonies

Amherst Writers For twenty years it has offered creative writing workshops and retreats for both established and beginning writers in affiliated workshops across the U.S.

Antioch Writers' Workshop Jul 7-14

AWP Writers Conferences and Centers

Castle Hill summer workshops on Cape Cod

The Creativity Workshop's goal is to help people get their imagination back.

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown "The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emerging writers and visual artists with time and space in which to pursue independent work in a community of peers."

Hassayampa Institute for Creative Writing

Key West Literary Seminar

The MacDowell Colony " Peterborough, New Hampshire was founded in 1907 to provide a place where creative artists could find freedom to concentrate on their work...."

Saga Seminars - Eunice Scarfe Writing Seminars Women's writing workshop Santa Fe, May, 2001

Squaw Valley Community of Writers Workshops in Fiction, NonFiction, Poetry & Screenwriting

Vermont Studio Center "Founded in 1984 to support the making of art as the communication of spirit through form, the Studio Center is an international creative community dedicated to serving artists and writers in a stimulating, supportive work environment free of judgment, hierarchy, and competition."

Wesleyan Writers Conference

Wisdom House Writers & artists residency retreat

Wild Acres Writers' Workshops " one of the finest residential writing workshops in the country - and the least expensive! Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains near Little Switzerland NC, our facility can house 100 writers in our lovely lodge-type buildings. The rooms are spacious with private bath and we serve three delicious family-style meals daily."

Words and Music Writers' conference New Orleans Sep 20-25

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow