Book That Poet Are you looking for a poet to conduct a workshop, address your historical society board of trustees, or give a reading at the local library? Welcome to BOOKTHATPOET, a list of poets in the Americas whom you can book to give readings and teach workshops.
Books & Shovels Books & Shovels is a nonprofit traveling bookstore and publisher backed by Nostrovia! Poetry and UndergroundBooks
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Bordighera Press Bordighera Press is dedicated to the history and culture of Italians in America. It is also publishes VIA: Voices in Italian Americana.
Borfski Press, the The Borfski Press is an independent magazine and publisher that began in January 2016. We stand for radical free speech and expression through music, art, and writing. TBP publishes all art forms.
Boston Literary District Boston’s Literary District is the first of it’s kind — A cultural district completely dedicated to the literary arts.
Boston Poetry Slam The Boston Poetry Slam was founded in 1991 by Michael Brown and Patricia Smith. Michael and Patricia imported the poetry slam directly from its birthplace, the Green Mill in Chicago. In 2004, Simone Beaubien became the sole SlamMaster of the venue.
Boundless Irish spoken word agency, magazine, and gig guide.
Braciole History of poetry in Baltimore / 1945 to the present.
Brattleboro Literary Festival he Brattleboro Literary Festival was founded in 2002 by a very small group of bibliophiles from area bookstores and libraries. The very first festival featured Nobel Prize winning legend Saul Bellow in his last public appearance. Since then the festival has gone on to present over 400 authors, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Newbery Medal, and the Caldecott Medal.
Brick Books Brick Books is the only press in Canada that specializes in publishing poetry books.
Brick Street Poetry Inc. Brick Street Poetry, a nonprofit organization, endeavors to build avenues of poetry, brick by brick, by providing opportunities to connect and share individual experiences through poetry.
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill is dedicated to increasing audiences’ appreciation of the writing arts and oral traditions that comprise American literature, and to encouraging and furthering the tradition of oral poetry and writing in the Catskills and beyond.
Brilliant Light Publishing Our mission at Brilliant Light Publishing is to promote the work of poets and writers from the New England community who illuminate the inner and outer states of our natural and cultural environment.
Broadside Lotus Press Broadside Lotus Press is the oldest African American publisher of African American poetry in the United States.
Broadsided Press Founded in 2005 with the mission of putting literature and art on the streets, Broadsided publishes monthly visual-literary collaborations as free posters for anyone to download and print. Special features punctuate the monthly publications.
Broken Boulder Press A non-profit literary press devoted to experimental poetry and fiction. Site has free PDF-books of poetry, fiction, and art.
Brooklyn Poets Celebrating and cultivating the poets, poetry and literary heritage of Brooklyn, the birthplace of American poetry.
Brownstone Poets News and information of poetry happenings and opportunities out of Brooklyn, New York, hosted by Patricia Carragon.
Bukowski on Wry Bukowski on Wry is dedicated to Charles Bukowski — his poetry, prose, and art — and features writings by and about the author, showcases Buk portraits by artists and photographers, and offers updates on Buk-related news and events.
Burrow Press Burrow Press is an independent, literary publisher based in Orlando, FL.
Cafe des Poetes Poems, stories, essays, links and much more. Enjoy the creative works of others and submit your own.
Cafe Poetica Poetry Critique An online society for the arts where peer members offer honest, thoughtful critique and one-on-one tutoring for those seeking to improve their craft.
Caffeinated Press Caffeinated Press, Inc., was established in 2014 as an independent small press serving the authors and readers of the West Michigan community. We publish books of all types, plus an annual anthology and a semiannual literary journal. We also offer seminars, online education and manuscript-review services.
California Poets California Poets aims to highlight, publish, inform, share, and otherwise disseminate the work of poets living and writing in California today. We are open to submissions, announcements, articles, reviews and comments.
California State Poetry Society Established in 1971, CSPS is the official state organization representing California to the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS).
Calling All Poets Series Facilitated by co-directors Jim Eve and Mike Jurkovic and hosted by Jim, Mike, and Robert Milby, the long running Calling all Poets Series at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY. On every first Friday of the month, poets from the tri-state and beyond listen and lend their diverse voices to the rich resonance of the Howland's history.
Canadian Federation of Poets A community of poets who chat on-line, sell their books & cds, and venture out into the community to promote poetry. Free newsletter on events and lessons.
Canadian Poetry Canadian Poetry: An Electronic Resource Edited by D.M.R. Bentley
Canadian Poetry Association, the he Canadian Poetry Association is a national based organization focused on supporting the poetry community of Canada by globally sustaining, growth through networking.
Canadian Poetry Online Canadian Poetry is a collection of poetry from published contemporary and 19th century Canadian poets. Contemporary poets have selected their poetry and provided biographies.
Candlestick Press Our poetry pamphlets are designed to share as many poems as possible with as many people as possible.
Capturing Fire – International Queer Poetry Summit and Slam Capturing Fire promotes trans and queer artists of the poetry slam and encourages allyship, risk and artistic career growth as poets make invaluable professional and personal friendships so that a Queer literary lineage is set in motion.
CarlWattsArtist.com Hi, I'm Carl. I started CarlWattsArtist.com in 2006 to promote my own art. I expanded it to promote other artists, their works and ideas. I do this without charging. I will post a link to your site or creates a page for you, no charge. Contact me. Subject to my approval.
Cascadia Poetry Festival The Cascadia Poetry Festival is an international event (Best in Washington state) which gathers writers, artists, scientists and activists to collaborate, discover and foster deeper connection between all inhabitants and the place itself. Over four days the fest serves as cultural bioregional investigation and features Academic, Democratic and Performance components, late night readings, a Small Press Fair and several workshops.
Cathexis Northwest Press Our philosophy is simple: We believe more poetry should exist in more places. We publish what we deem to be the best poetry–whether that be award-winning poets or a new writers first published work.
Cave Canem Cave Canem Foundation is a home for the many voices of African American poetry and is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets.
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a nonprofit exhibition venue and research institute dedicated to contemporary art and ideas. The Wattis is a laboratory for testing the future of contemporary art through temporary exhibitions, public events, and in-depth research. It is part of the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Center for Literary Arts at SJSU The Center for Literary Arts (CLA) provides readings, lectures and seminars that allow the San José community to interact with writers of contemporary literature who have demonstrated exceptional voice and vision. Its mission is to spread the influence of and interest in literature throughout the South Bay area and to facilitate cross-cultural understanding in the region's ethnically diverse population through the appreciation of works of literature.
Center for the Arts, the dA The dA Center for the Arts, a non-profit center for visual and literary arts, presents free poetry readings, open mics, and an annual poetry contest.
Chapbook Interview, the The Chapbook Interview publishes interviews about the chapbook as a genre, art form, and vessel for creative work. Interviews explore all aspects of chapbook craft, including sequencing poems, chapbook design and layout, and collaborations. Interviewees include teachers of the chapbook and students of the chapbook, writers, poets, designers, editors, and collaborators.
Chapter 16 A community of Tennessee writers, readers and passersby.
Charleston Poets CharlestonPoets.com’s mission isn’t complicated. We want to unite Charleston’s poetry community, promote local poets + events and be an outlet for poets to share their work. We want to collaborate with other arts organizations in Charleston to honor Charleston’s rich literary history.
Chatter House Press Chatter House Press is a mainline publishing organization with a mission to discover and market contemporary authors who write in the various genres.
Chevalier's Books L.A.’s Oldest Independent Bookstore and host to a regular poetry reading series.
Chicago Literati Founded by Abigail Sheaffer in November 2012, Chicago Literati aims to bring together novice and veteran writers not only in Chicago, but all over the world.
Choeofpleirn Press We are a literary press located in northeastern Kansas at the foot of the Glacial Hills.
Christmas Poetry A broad selection of Christmas related poetry by past and contemporary poets as well as the opportunity to purchase poetry books in the form of Christmas dedicated collections or works by individual poets that celebrate the Christmas season.
Cirque du Livre Writer's Conference Cirque du Livre is a new concept of writing conference. Designed at once to be informative, engaging, interactive and fun, the event offers you three days of interaction with writers and professionals from across the spectrum.
City Lights Books City Lights is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics.
City Lights Bookstore, North Carolina City Lights Bookstore is in Sylva, North Carolina, a small Main Street town tucked in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains. Our goal is to share the literature of the region with the world, and the world of books with our community.
City of Asylum City of Asylum builds a just community by protecting and celebrating creative free expression. We provide sanctuary to endangered literary writers, so that the writers can continue to write and their voices are not silenced. We offer a broad range of free literary, arts, and humanities programs in a community setting to build social equity through cultural exchange.
Cladach Publishing We publish books by Christian poets, adding a line of poetry to the memoirs, fiction, and nature writings we have been publishing in paperback and ebook for 18 years.
Clare Songbirds Publishing House Clare Songbirds Publishing House was established to provide a print forum for the creation of limited edition, fine art from poets and writers, both established and emerging. We strive to reignite and continue a tradition of quality, accessible literary arts to the national and international community of writers, and readers.
Cleveland State University Poetry Center The Cleveland State University Poetry Center was established in 1962 at the former Fenn College of Engineering to promote poetry through readings and community outreach. In 1971, it expanded its mission to become a national non-profit independent press under the auspices of the Cleveland State University Department of English, and has since published nearly 200 rangy, joyful, profound, astonishing, complicated, surprising, and aesthetically diverse collections of contemporary poetry and prose by established and emerging authors.
Cobalt Poets The online home of the long running Cobalt Cafe weekly open reading in Canoga Park, California hosted since 1994 by Los Angeles poet Rick Lupert. This site features the weekly schedule highlighting featured readers as well as downloadable versions of the broadsides we publish each week for our featured readers. An L.A. poetry landmark!
Coda Crab Books Coda Crab Books is a non-profit literary venture which launched in 2015. Coda Crab Books exists to encourage great writing and to enrich the lives of engaged readers. It will publish books by individual poets and authors, and will also publish anthologies that speak to major social concerns.
Collapse Press Collapse Press is a small literary publisher specializing in poetry and prose by authors, established and new, whose work addresses the current social atmosphere of a society in turmoil and on the verge of transformation.
Collections of Poetry Collections of poetry and short prose on particular themes, topics and subjects, from some of the most talented and inspirational poets and writers around the world.
Colorado Poets Center This is a directory of writers who have published poetry and who live and work in Colorado or have strong ties to the state. This site contains Colorado poets' biographical and bibliographical material, selections from published work, and availability for readings and/or working in schools.
Columbia Grangers World of Poetry, the For over a century, Granger's® has been the definitive source in English for locating a poem in anthologies on library shelves. First published in 1904, The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry is now in its 12th edition.
Columbine Poets of Colorado Columbine Poets of Colorado is a state poetry society in Colorado and is proud to be affiliated with the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Our mission is to promote the writing and appreciation of poetry among all ages across Colorado.
Communicators League An online network of communicators created to bridge the gap between arts and humanity.
Community of Writers at Squaw Valley Community of Writers at Squaw Valley brings together poets and prose writers for separate weeks of workshops, individual conferences, lectures, panels, readings, and discussions of the craft and the business of writing. Our aim is to assist writers in the refinement of their craft and thus, in an atmosphere of camaraderie and mutual support, move them closer to achieving their goals.
Connecticut Center for the Book Connecticut Center for the Book at Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is the state affiliate of the national Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. The Connecticut Center for the Book promotes the written and spoken word throughout Connecticut.
Connecticut Poetry Society – Home The Connecticut Poetry Society (CPS), an affiliate of the National Federation of Poetry Societies (NFSPS), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of poetry.
Conscious Discussions Radio Show Dave and Lillian Brummet, authors of Trash Talk (waste reduction), Towards Understanding (non-fiction poetry) & Purple Snowflake Marketing (book promotion), host a weekly 1/2 hour talk radio show: "Conscious Discussions". The Brummet's and their guests discuss the environment, the value of the individual and the world of writing. Conscious Discussions airs every Tuesday at 10 a.m. PST. Past shows archived online. Queries by potential guests are welcome.
Conservatory of American Letters, the A non profit, tax exempt literary/educational foundation. Our job is to save(publish) good works that might otherwise be lost. We have Northwoods Press for poetry and local/family histories. We have Dan River Press for fiction and biography. We have Century Press for everything else. Only Century Press may accept subsidies from writers.
Contemporary Greek Poetry (translated) Hosted at the server of the Telecommunications Division, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Greek literature magazines and journals containing contemporary Greek poetry in translation are presented with sample poems selected by their editors.
Contemporary Irish Poets in Russian Translation The site presents an Online Anthology of Contemporary Irish Poetry in Russian Translation that includes work by more than thirty of them, including Seamus Heaney, Brenda Kennelly, Paula Meehan and many others.
Contemporary Poetry from Russia The site offers works by twenty contemporary Russian poets in English translation, as appeared in A Night in the Nabokov Hotel (Dedalus Press, 2006). This is a major bilingual anthology of contemporary poetry from Russia. Translated and edited by Anatoly Kudryavitsky, it "seeks to capture the frustration, the suppressed ambitions and the hidden energy of several generations of poets, ranging from those who endured the Communist regime, with its strict censorship, to those who began writing in the almost unrecognisably changed Russia of more recent times."
Contemporary Russian Poets Database The English-language database offers biographical notes on many contemporary Russian poets, as well as information about major Russian poetry magazines.
Conversation International Project Conversation is a project that attempts to create a truly international dialogue of philosophical poetry, sharing ideas and the unique nature of different languages across borders. Through a series of magazines in multiple languages, we hope to promote local poets while opening up the wider conversation, and philosophical debates on a global scale.
Conviction 2 Change Publishing Conviction 2 Change Publishing is a publishing and consulting company founded on the belief that everyone has a story to tell, and should be given the opportunity to be heard.
Corbel Stone Press Corbel Stone Press is the small press of Autumn Richardson & Richard Skelton. We publish music, art and writing informed by landscape and nature. Our particular areas of interest are ecology, anthropology, folklore, animism and other-than-human consciousness.
Counterpoint Press We are an author-driven publishing house that devotes all energy to the fresh, cutting-edge, and literary voices of our authors.
CPCW: The Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing The Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing has been created in order to bring together all of Penn’s writing programs, entities, and projects – to form a new collaborative whole that will seem coherent and exciting to students, faculty, staff, alumni and other Penn-affiliated writers.
Cracked Walnut Cracked Walnut is one of the Twin Cities Chapters of the League of Minnesota Poets. We organize readings in traditional and non traditional spaces to procure a love for live literature, community and creativity.
Creative Talents Unleashed Creative Talents Unleashed is a publishing group that offers an inspiring platform for both new and seasoned writers to tap into and participate with. We offer daily writing prompts and challenges to fuel the writer’s mind, a variety of writing tips, and much more. We are honored to assist writer’s expand and grow in the journey of becoming published authors.
Creative Writing at Leicester Creative Writing at Leicester is a blog featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction and articles about writing, literature and literary events. It is hosted by the Centre for New Writing at the University of Leicester, and edited by Jonathan Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and director of the MA in Creative Writing.
Creative Writing Contests Information about creative writing contests, poetry contests, literary magazine theme issues, writing residencies, grants, fellowships etc. Now accepting creative writing contests news and announcements!
The mission of the Poetry Super Highway is to expose as many people to as many other people’s poetry as possible. Read poems, submit your poetry for publication, enter our annual poetry contest and peruse our directory of thousands of poetry and writing websites.