Poet Anaïs Duplan teaches you to make an “emotion wheel”: a poetic research tool that propels emotional discovery and helps generate new writing.
Audio Roundup: Epic Voices, Literary Mentors, Emerging Poets & More
Listen to M. NourbeSe Philip, Simone White, Yanyi, and the 2019 Emerging Poets Fellows, plus poets on AfroSurrealism, Diane di Prima, Stephen Jonas, and more!
Field Work: Aligning Poetry and Science in Milwaukee
Alison Hawthorne Deming discusses her work as Milwaukee Poet-in-Residence for Poets House’s Field Work project, exploring intersections of poetry & science.
Hot off the Presses: The 2019 Poets House Showcase & Showcase Reading Series
Save the date! The 2019 Poets Showcase, our annual exhibition of new poetry books, and the Showcase Reading Series kick off Thursday, June 27!
2019 Emerging Poets Fellowship!
Ahmed. Bath. Chen. François. Fujinami Moore. Ketner. Mackall. Rigodon. Sala. Wallace. Meet the 2019 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellows.
Walt Whitman Coming Your Way: 2019 Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
Hear the words of Walt Whitman in the year of his 200th birthday, along with other poets celebrating NYC, on this annual poetic pilgrimage in support of Poets House.…
The Poetic Language of Scots
Poet Sarah Stewart explains “shoogle” and shines a light on Scottish poetry collections that use native dialects.
Poets House’s Chapbook Digitization Project Continues with Loba, Part 1 by Diane di Prima
New on the Poets House website: Diane di Prima’s 1973 chapbook, the first part of her acclaimed epic, plus a recording of the poet reading this work.
A Walking Tour of the Poets House Library
An introduction to the many types of poetic material in the Poets House library, including chapbooks, anthologies, special collections, and more.
Bettissima: An Exhibition of the Life and Letters of Elizabeth Kray
A look at the institutions built and friendships forged by Elizabeth Kray, who shaped the landscape of American poetry from the mid–20th century to the present day.
Bettissima: Treasures from the Elizabeth Kray Archive
Over 100 of Poets House co-founder Elizabeth Kray’s letters to & from acclaimed poets, including Elizabeth Bishop, E. E. Cummings, June Jordan, Denise Levertov, Clarence Major, Adrienne Rich & more.…