Rachel Mindell writes about the value of memorizing poetry
Birds in flight

Jon Riccio interviews the poet about her book, "Aileron"

A joint statement from the Poetry Coalition on survey results from the NEA showing dynamic growth in poetry readership
Poetry books on a shelf at the UA Poetry Center

Dive into this fascinating track from Poetry Center history
Photo of Ruth Stephan by LaVerne Harrell Clark

An informal tour of children’s poetry anthologies with interjections for and from the children.
Marbles and glass jar on white background

More about the films we're screening and why we're highlighting mass incarceration

Write more this summer at the Poetry Center
Photo of red chairs outside Poetry Center classroom

Laverne Harrell Clark Collection

The LaVerne Harrell Clark Photographic Collection is a unique archive that features more than 1,000 digitized portraits of poets and writers, many previously unpublished or newly available.