CFP: Poetry + Assemblage

Call for Papers for NeMLA Conference in Pittsburgh, PA April 12-15, 2018 contact email: Poetry enables us to be present with one another across space and time. What happens when we read contemporary poetry alongside political philosophy? This session invites reflections on how reading, writing, and sharing poetry–in isolation, in person, or in physical or […]

CFP: Poetry of Resistance

Call for Papers: Locating “Poetry of Resistance”: Poetry and the Politics of Space Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (4/12-15/18)   This panel examines the relationship between the contemporary poetry community’s call for “poetry of resistance” and the particular locations or spaces that such poems represent. Papers may examine how particular locations or spaces define the […]

CFP: Contemporary Lyric, Contemporary Public

Call for Papers: Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 22-24, 2018 at the University of Louisville This critical panel or roundtable invites proposals from scholars working on radically contemporary poetry (published in 2015, 2016, and 2017) concerned with the ways in which the personal and the political spheres overlap. Poet, activist, and professor […]

Poetry Coalition Wins $200k from Ford

The Ford Foundation awarded Academy of American poetry a grant of $200,000 to support its Poetry Coalition efforts. The Academy of American Poets coordinates programs exploring Poetry & Migration that took place in 11 cities and nationwide, and reached 100,000 individuals. The Poetry Coalition’s founding members are: Academy of American Poets, New York, NY Asian […]

Poet’s Table on a Mountain Hike

Poet’s Table is a serene, scenic spot that is mostly unknown in the Black Hills of South Dakota.   Here are directions for poet-hikers who want to contemplate life from one of the high points of a gorgeous mountain trail: Start at Sylvan Lake Resort parking area. Take trailhead 4 for Black Elk Peak/Little Devil’s […]