Poetry Near You

Are you looking to connect with poets or find opportunities to hear or study poetry? To find poetry events and resources near you, simply enter your zip code in the search field below.

Chancellor Conversations

A special opportunity to engage with the Academy's Chancellors as they take up three timely topics in conversations that will provide insight, inspiration, and a deeper understanding of poetry in our country and world today.

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. — “Poetry Makes Nothing Happen?: Poetry In/And the Public Sphere” with Elizabeth Alexander, Alicia Ostriker, Marie Howe, Alberto Ríos, and Natasha Trethewey.

4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. — “Our Own Foreignness: Border-Crossing Poetry in Translation” with Forrest Gander, Brenda Hillman, Khaled Mattawa, and Marilyn Chin.

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. — “Writing Poetry in a Troubled World” with Kwame Dawes, Linda Gregerson, Terrance Hayes, and David St. John.

Copresented by the Academy of American Poets and Poets House. Purchase tickets ($15) here. Academy members receive 10% off admission by using the code found on the 2019 membership card upon checkout ("Enter Promotional Code"). Poets House is an ADA-accessible facility.

Poetry Near You