Poetry Literature Resources

The following is a collection of valuable poetry literary resources where you can learn more about famous poems and poets.

View our growing collection of poems organized by category and famous poet.

Find out more about The Bard and his famous poetry in our Shakespeare section.

Great Poems for Kids
Browse our collection of great poems for kids written by famous poets.

Poets.org Poems
A collection of over 10,000 poems from the Academy of American Poets website. The collection can be searched or browsed by occasion, theme and form.

An Online Library of Literature
The Online Library of Literature contains electronic manuscripts of classic works by Emily Bronte, Voltaire, Jack London, Mary Shelley and others.

Internet Classics Archives
This collection of classic works converted to web-form contains over 400 manuscripts. The archives consist mainly of Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian). All manuscripts in the Archives have been translated into English.

Poets & Writers Literary Magazines
This is a large directory of publications that regularly publish poetry. The listings include a description of the publication, a link to the the website, the reading period and more.

Reader's Catalogue
The Reader's Catalogue is a monthly magazine about new books and includes critical reviews, excerpts and articles. The Catalogue can be referenced by subject, including poetry, so poetry lovers can keep up-to-date on the latest poetry book releases.

Poetry Foundation: Poems
The Poetry Foundation provides a large collection of poems from new and famous poets. The site also features a poem of the day.

Writer's Almanac, The
The Writer's Almanac is a daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor on public radio stations throughout the country. The site includes the daily poems and historical references from the show and an archives section containing poetry from previous shows.

A regularly updated set of links to all things literary on the web. Find hundreds of presses, journals, organizations, online journals and other recommended sites here.

Library of Congress Poetry and Literature Center
In addition to supporting the Poet Laureate?s activities and interests, the Center sponsors an annual series of public poetry and fiction readings, lectures, symposia, occasional dramatic performances, and other literary events.