Sally Wen Mao shares poems that trace her awakening as a poet, invoking teachers both in person and on the page.

Glück taught us to appreciate absence, to love the unspoken and the falling dusk. We are now learning to live with her absence, and while mourning is a part of that task, so too is reaching into this...
A worn copy of THE WILD IRIS laying as a soft slant on a lawn.

View a selection of indie literary magazines from the Poetry Center's library collection on our website.
Front cover of the magazine Folder, no. 3, featuring an abstract painting in blue and orange.

A community poem project on behalf of water everywhere.

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.