These five poets will read work that explores the legacy of mass incarceration on contemporary American life.
Art for Justice

"I thought, wait, there’s more I still want to do with this poem."

"What does it take for poetry to endure?"
hand in water wearing watch

Read about Watson's work, including with the Art for Justice program.
Joe Watson

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

Our fall lineup has something for everyone

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Collection is a unique archive that features more than 1,000 digitized portraits of poets and writers, many previously unpublished or newly available.