W. W. Norton's poetry site, includes a page for each author,
complete listing of poetry titles, links, exclusive essays (see
archive for past contributors), and audio poems. Free E-mail newsletter
keeps you updated.
W.W. Norton & Company, New York • London
The Library of Congress brings to your screen letters from Hemingway and Emerson, Whitman's notebooks, over 1600 William Gottlieb photographs from the golden age of jazz...Not the easiest site to navigate, but worth the trouble.
Academy of American Poets is one
of the strongest poetry sites out there. Hear some of our most
poets read from their work. This site is highly recommended for
educators who want to make poetry
come alive in the classroom.
has free music, poetry, video, software, and more.
The Favorite Poem Project is the ambitious undertaking of U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. With the help of many volunteers, Pinsky organized poetry readings throughout the country. Your neighbor, your co-worker, your child—a wide range of Americans reading their favorite poems and starting a new tradition. Pinsky and Maggie Dietz have edited an anthology with 200 of these poems. But Pinsky's dream goes far beyond the publication. Visit the FPP site for more details.
Gutenberg puts a
library of classics at our fingertips. For anyone doing research, or
families looking for innovative ways to introduce their
children to good books, PG is the ultimate source of digitally
literature. The list of titles is constantly growing. This is
meticulous work by people who are passionate about literature and who
understand the role of the printed word in a digital age.
Forum, aside from its marvelous reading series, has an archive
what is probably the largest North American collection of video
with writers. Dating back to the late sixties, the range of voices is
Daily is always fresh: a different
poem from a major print
journal or book each day—with a bio of the poet and a note on the
print publication. (Work remains in archive for a year.) A list of
poetry news and reviews from the Web (cyber editions of
major newspapers, journals, public radio, etc.) is updated daily.
Weekly E-mail newsletter is free.
Rights Violations in Cuba, Tibet,
China, and elsewhere. The site contains links to sobering reports by
Amnesty International, the AOS Human Rights Commission, the Simon
Weisenthal Center, the Committee to Protect Journalists, et al., as
well as print and broadcast media accounts of repression around the
Pérez is, among other things, a mixture of Cuban history
and folklore. It's one
of the most entertaining and intelligent sites around.
quite a bit of work by the painter Humberto Calzada,
master of what I can only describe as impossible architecture. There
is a hint of the surreal in his paintings, a sense that one is at
the edge of the known world. This site provides biographical
information as well as limited edition fine art serigraphs and digital
prints by Calzada.
Poets & Writers magazine is a must for anyone seriously involved in the world of literature.
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