9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Literature in English: Poetry
Note: Online poetry also can be found through many full-text
sites such as the Online
Academy of American Poets
Dedicated to fostering an appreciation of poetry and supporting
American poets at all stages of their career, the Academy's Website
offers essays and interviews about poetry, biographies, full-text
and some audio clips of poems, information about poetry awards,
Poetry Society of America
Fosters an appreciation of poetry through awards and national readings,
lectures, and programs. PSA Resources link to presses, literary
publications and organizations, conferences, and contests.
pmpoetry:Patrick Martin's Poetry Resource
Extensive links to Websites of contemporary poets and famous older
poets, organizations, publishers, poetry collections and online
magazines, and forums for posting and discussing poetry.
Representative Poetry Online
From the University of Toronto, an extensive listing of poets and
poetry including biographical information, full-text of works with
notes or explications, timeline, calendar, bibliographies, glossary
of poetic terms, and links to other poetry resources.
American Verse Project
The University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) is
assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry.
The archive is primarily 19th century poetry with a sampling from
the 18th and 20th centuries.
Electronic Poetry Center
The EPC is a central gateway to resources in electronic poetry
and poetics at the University at Buffalo, the University of Pennsylvania's
PennSound, UBU web, and on the Web at large. Includes a browsable
index of e-poetry authors and links to other poets' pages on the
Web, subject links to poetry magazines, presses, electronic text
archives, and literary manuscript collections.
Produced by Former Poet Laureate of the United States, Billy Collins,
Poetry 180 offers a poem per each school day for high school students
so that poetry can become a welcome addition to daily life.
Modern American Poetry
An online journal and multimedia companion to the Anthology
of Modern American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2000) edited by
Cary Nelson. Biographical information, bibliographies, critical
essays and articles, and interviews are included on more than 150
Locating Criticism on Individual Poems
A finding guide for print and subscription electronic resources
available at many academic libraries, as well as a few websites
for poetry criticism.