#poetry

10 Poets For People Who Think They Don’t Like Poetry

Think you don't like poetry? Think again. Poetry is having a huge moment and you should really be a part of it by reading any of these 10 poets.

Poetry Through the Generations

How a reader's family visit revealed a passion for poetry that spans generations.

25 Gateway Poets To Start Reading On World Poetry Day

For World Poetry Day, 25 of our favorite gateway poets.

4 Poets You Should Follow on Twitter Right Now

We all need more poetry in our lives. Follow these amazing poets, and you'll be on your way to a poetry-filled online life.

10 Essential Books to Read from Iran

10 essential books to read from Iran.

Celebrate Women in Horror Month with 41 Black Women Writers

Why you need to pick up a new anthology of horror poetry and short fiction from black women writers!

Poetry or Prose: Why Not Both?

When poetry and prose come together, wonderful things happen. Check out a sweet slice of life novel about a girl with Tourette syndrome trying to fit in.

Read Harder 2017: Poetry Collections in Translation (Not Above Love!)

Poetry collections to help you tackle the "poetry in translation about something other than love" task of the Read Harder Challenge!

Finding The Magic In Poetry

Collections that helped one reader find magic in poetry.

Is Poetry Making A Comeback?

On the growth and transformation of poetry in today's world.

Happy Birthday, Dylan Thomas!

A reader reflects on the life and work of Dylan Thomas, and his own visit to South Wales.

Unsung Poets: Songwriters

A defense of songwriters as poets in the light of Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for Literature win.

Two Living Poets You Should Read

Byron and Wordsworth are great, but don't forget these living poets!

10 Things You Should Know about the Exeter Book

Exeter Book, the oldest book of English literature, contains religious poetry and smutty riddles.

A “Day of Creativity” for Poet Ashraf Fayadh

Supporting the work of Ashraf Fayadh, who is serving time in prison for writing his poetry.