A big, raucous, joyful celebration of poetry!

Spotlight on Queer Voices Past, Present, and Future

An Interview with Gayle Brandeis

“We have a right to beautiful things”

Marianne Moore called poems “imaginary gardens with real toads in them,” and I like to think when you dip into the Voca archives, you get to amble that garden, you get to touch those toads. 

Opens June 1: accepting fiction, nonfiction, and poetry!

People fear poetry because they don’t “understand” it. This is what they say. But I suspect people fear poetry because it shakes the tree of the known, uses language and uncanny forms to facet and...

Art For Justice

See the work from leading poets as part of this project that seeks to confront racial inequities within the criminal justice system to promote social justice and change.