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National Poetry Month

by Rachel Fager on 2021-04-07T15:42:00-04:00 | Comments

April is National Poetry Month!

Check out what the Library has to offer!

Online Collections

Research Guide for Writing Studies: Poetry

Poetry Magazine regularly presents new work by the most recognized poets, but its primary commitment is to discover new voices. Translations are published throughout the year and in an annual translation issue to deepen readers’ engagement with foreign-language poetry.

Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Each day, a new poem from new books, magazines, and journals is highlighted.

Library of Congress Poetry & Literature. Includes audio recordings of poets reading and discussing their work. 

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations



The following books and ebooks are in our collections. Check one out!

To request a print book for contactless pickup, use the red "Place a Hold" button in the record (above the book title).  You will get an email when it's ready for pick up in the atrium.

Ebooks are available immediately with an SJU account.  Need help? Here's our Guide to Reading Ebooks Online And Offline.


Cover ArtThe Tradition by Jericho Brown
Publication Date: 2019
Cover ArtAfrican American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (LOA #333) by Kevin Young (Editor)
Publication Date: 2020
Cover ArtLGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia by Jeff Mann (Editor); Julia Watts (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019

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