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National Poetry Month 2021: Home

National Poetry Month 2021

Happy National Poetry Month! We've got poetry for you, from Chicago (there's a lot here!) and well beyond Chicago, too. (And the Academy of American Poets has resources!)

Looking for more poetry? Check out the poetry subject in our catalog! (There's some literary criticism, but a LOT of poetry too.)

Prefer novels in verse? Find ours here.

Like lists? Here's everything on this display

Curious about places related to poetry? We've got a few! Check out the list at the bottom of this page.

Chicago's Own: A Few Chicago Poets

Poetry Collections

Novels in Verse

Poetry in Picture Books

Even More Poetry!

Poetry & Interpretation

Poetry in Chicago

Chicago is a great city for poetry--and, if you're in the mood, you can check out poetry museums, poetry slams, and a whole lot more. The list below is just a few of the amazing poetry-related organizations you'll find right here in Chicago.

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