About: "National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture." Learn more at poets.org
Presented here in this guide is a selective listing of resources with an emphasis on those that are accessible online since so many of us are studying, learning, and working remotely.
Know of a great poetry resource you'd like to see included? Send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org .
OhioLINK's Digital Resource Commons offers a trove of documentaries.
Below is a sampling of the many educational films about poets and poetry movements.
On Being Podcast:
The On Being podcast explores “the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, community, poetry, and the arts.” Its host, Krista Tippett, has interviewed many famous poets on their craft.
A spin-off podcast from On Being, Poetry Unbound (hosted by Pádraig Ó Tuama), reads and analyzes a single poem twice a week. See below for some interesting episodes of On Being and Poetry Unbound.