Dickinson Poetry Links

Sirena: Poetry, Art, and Criticism
This publication hopes to become a meeting place for poets from all languages
and their translators, for essayists of various disciplines with an interest in poetry, and artists
whose work represents a particular metaphor for a particular reality.
Sirena Blog

What is Literature? Fall 2005 Class Blog
Course discussions include "Who is your favorite Poet?"

Michael Augustin's Blog
Michael Augustin was Dickinson College's Max Kade Writer-in-Residence during the 2003-2004 school year.
Augustin lives in Bremen, Germany, where he writes poetry and works as a broadcaster on Radio Bremen.
He is the author of or contributor to many volumes of poetry, drama and short prose including "A Certain Koslowski"
and "Ad Infinitum, Poems and Epigrams," a selection of German, Irish and British poems.

Poetry outside of Dickinson

PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail-in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard.

Poets Against War
Poets Against War continues the tradition of socially engaged poetry by creating venues for poetry as a voice against war, tyranny and oppression.

Poetry Daily, a fresh poem every day, along with poetry news, reviews,
and an archive of excellent contemporary poetry.

Poet of the Month, a selection of poems plus biographical notes and
remarks by a living poet, chosen by poet Mark Jarman, himself one of our
finest living poets and a fearless poetry critic.

The Academy of American Poets, a wealth of information about poets of
the past and present, with both print and audio poems, as well as
announcements of new books.

Poetry 180, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins's selection of
eminently readable poems, meant to be blended into daily life, such as
by being read over the PA system in high schools along with morning

Poetry in the News

No Place for a Poet at a Banquet of Shame, Read poet Sharon Olds's open letter to First Lady Laura Bush, on why she declined an invitation to attend the National Book Festival on Washington on September 24, 2005.