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About this Guide
National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets. Highline College Library offers our recommended reading list.
Library of Congress (LOC): Poetry & Literature
Resources from the Library of Congress about poetry, including information about the United States Poet Laureate.
The Poetry Archive
The Poetry Archive is a not-for-profit organization that makes and acquires recordings of poets from around the English-speaking world and makes substantial excerpts from them freely available online.
The Poetry Foundation
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary
organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
The website of the quarterly journal Poetry Northwest.
Poets.org: 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.
Explore ARCTURUS, A literary magazine of artwork, poetry, and prose by students and alumni of Highline College
Welcome to the website for Highline College's literary arts journal!
Are you a writer? Do you write poetry? Do you want to see your artwork in a journal? Send your poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photographs, and artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org !
Find us on Instagram @arcturus_literary_magazine and Facebook @highlinearcturus
We hope you find what you're looking for!
Congratulations to all of out 2020 Poetry Contest Winners!
2020 Visiting Poets
Naomi Shihab Nye
Photo by Chehalis Hegner
Article from the Galway Advertiser | Photo by Dean Kelly
With campus closed for COVID-19 we encourage you to seek out the work of these excellent poets.