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Recommended Reading: April

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

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.

For a list of events and more information about National Poetry Month at Highline College please visit the National Poetry Month official website (link below).

Online Resources

Explore Arcturus, A literary magazine of artwork, poetry, and prose by students and alumni of Highline College

Meet the 2021 Visiting Poets

Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Tradition. He is also the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the Whiting Writer’s Award. His poems have appeared in The Bennington Review, Buzzfeed, Fence, jubilat, The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, TIME magazine, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University.






Selected Works by Visiting Poets Celeste Adame and Susan Landgraf

Selected Works by Visiting Poet Jericho Brown

Poetry by Highline Reads Poet Susan Rich