Resources For Poets

*This is a growing list. If you’d like to contribute or you have ideas to share, please email them to*


American Microreviews & Interviews

To quote AMRI, “American Microreviews and Interviews features new reviews and interviews each month. AMRI specializes in reviews of 7-10 sentences of the newest American writing. We feature writing on some of the best literature to emerge in the last year.” Check out their current issue!

Association for Writers & Writing Program

Visit the AWP website for information about their conference. Next year, it will be held at the Washington Convention Center from February 8-11. In the meantime, be sure to subscribe to The Writer’s Chronicle.

Better View of the Moon

This blog, run by poet Karen Craigo, is fire. It offers great writing advice, and Craigo regularly posts and updates it.


Created by poet Kaveh Akbar, Divedapper was made exclusively for interviews with poets. Head on over there and check out their lineup of great poets.


Confused about where to submit your work? Sign up with Duotrope to discover literary magazines that match your aesthetic.

New Pages

New pages provides magazine reviews, book reviews, information about writing programs, and calls for submissions.

Poetry Foundation

Another great website for poets. Read fabulous poems, find out about MFA programs around the country, and check out their line up of interviews.

Poets & Writers 

If you’re looking for writing contests, information about the MFA, and interviews with writers, Poets & Writers has it all. Subscribe to their magazine or their E-newsletter to keep up with the poetry world.

  • Looking to send some work out? Check out Poets & Writer’s extensive list of small presses. Reading periods, information about the press, and other pertinent information is also posted.

Poet Tips

Created to help “Find [your] next favorite poet” visit Poet Tips to search a current poet you love and discover other poets who fit their writing style.


I love browsing through Pushcart for great reading material as well as to discover small presses and magazines that I’m not aware of. They also have their 2016 Literary Magazine Rating for poetry here.

Submission Tracker Spreadsheet Template

Looking for an easy way to track all of those simultaneous submissions? Click the click, and use the free template.

Twenty-Two Poem Hacks by Carmen Gimenez Smith

This list will help poets find ways to edit poems. Great advice!