Poetry Resources Online

More poetry on the Web:   :: The Academy of American Poets :: The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry. Their site includes events listings and over 600 poems online, both written and spoken.   :: The American Poetry Review ...

Alice Fulton: About Face, Passport

About Face Because life's too short to blush, I keep my blood tucked in. I won't be mortified by what I drive or the flaccid vivacity of my last dinner party. I take my cue from statues posing only in their shoulder pads of snow: all January you can see them working on their granite tans. That I woke at an ungainly hour, stripped of ...

Marilyn Chin: Author Feature

Marilyn Chin is the author of The Phoenix Gone, the Terrace Empty, winner of the PEN Josephine Miles Award, and Dwarf Bamboo. She was born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Oregon. In the late 1970s she was a translator for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, where she cotranslated The ...

Joy Harjo: The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, Perhaps the World Ends Here

The Woman Who Fell from the Sky Once a woman fell from the sky. The woman who fell from the sky was neither a murderer nor a saint. She was rather ordinary, though beautiful in her walk, like one who has experienced freedom from earth's gravity. When I see her, I think of an antelope grazing ...

Ellen Bryant Voigt: Author Feature

Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of six collections of poetry and The Flexible Lyric, a collection of craft essays. Her poems, which have appeared inThe New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic,The Nation, and many literary journals, have also been selected for a Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry (1993). Voigt has received grants ...

Dionisio D. Martínez: Author Feature

Dionisio D. Martínez was born in Cuba in 1956. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Whiting Foundation. His book Bad Alchemy was one of twenty-five titles included in the New York Public Library's 1995 "Books to Remember" list, and History as a Second Language ...

Alberto Ríos: Author Feature

Alberto Ríos' has been honored with the Walt Whitman Award, the Western States Book Award for Fiction, five Pushcart Prizes, and inclusion inThe Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry. He lives in Arizona, and is Regents' Professor at Arizona State University.   More on Alberto Ríos - The poet's personal home page - Alberto Ríos from the Library of Congress - ...