In addition to poetry-centered sites like Writer’s Almanac, Poetry Daily, Poetry Foundation, and Poetry River, literary magazines and news magazines with a literary style like The Atlantic are fantastic portals for finding contemporary poems to read during National Poetry Month. Several top-notch publications are accessible through our databases. Need passwords? They’re in the Library Resources folder of the Student Information course in itslearning.
- African American Review: interviews, fiction, poems, and essays on African American lit, art, and culture
- American Poetry Review (APR): poetry, fiction, social commentary, opinion, translations, and reviews
- Antioch Review: essays, fiction, poetry, and book reviews
- The Atlantic: fiction, poetry, humor, book reviews, and articles about current events, arts, and leisure
- Beloit Poetry Journal (BPJ): includes reviews, work from new writers, and occasional chapbooks
- Chicago Review: poetry, fiction, translations, essays, interviews, reviews, art, and drama
- New England Review (NER): poetry, fiction, essays, and translations
- The New Yorker: news editorials, short fiction, poetry, and art reviews
- Ploughshares: fiction, poetry, essays, commentary, and reviews
- Sewanee Review: criticism, fiction, and poetry
- Southern Review: essays, fiction, poetry, and reviews
- Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR): articles, poetry, fiction, and discussions of recent books of note
Older issues of Antioch, APR , Chicago, NER (under different titles), Ploughshares, and Sewanee, as well as more lit mags, like Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry, and Prairie Schooner are available in JSTOR.
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