"The Art of Poetry"

Online Course from edX

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Sign up and audit the archived course. Preview lectures on the Poetry Foundation website.

Upcoming Appearances

November 14th

Reading, with Robert Polito

7pm — 9pm

Reading, with poet Robert Polito. KGB Bar, NYC


Recent News


The Paris Review: Oct 20, 2014"In the spring of 2000, The Paris Review published an issue dedicated to poetry—dubbed, in fact, the Poetry Issue—including a series of prompts for poets and an essay by Robert Pinsky, who was then the U.S. Poet Laureate. Pinsky is seventy-four today; an excerpt of his essay, 'Occasional Poetry and Poetry on Occasions, follows. . ." (October 20, 2015)



PoemJazz with Laurence Hobgood
Photo Credit: Eric Antoniou