National Poetry Month: Getting Started

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This guide includes information about National Poetry Month, an annual celebration in April, poetry at the Library, the local poetry scene in Columbus, poetry on the web, and Joy Harjo, the current U.S. Poet Laureate.

Poet Visits

Every year, the Columbus State Library hosts a visiting poet to help us celebrate National Poetry Month.  Click on the links below to learn more about the invited poets:  

 

April 23, 2020         Barbara Fant*  

April 11, 2019         Sara Abou Rashed

April 26, 2018         Vernell Bristow

April 19, 2017         Maggie Smith 

May 3, 2016            Amit Majmudar 

 

*Event cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

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ReadWritePoetry

The Ohio Poetry Association hosts the blog Poetry Matters: Poetry Book Reviews and Interviews at readwritepoetry.blogspot.com.

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