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Items for Poets

  • The Poet’s House has a free, online database of 20,000 poetry book titles. You can search here.
  • Poets Arielle Greenberg and Rachel Zucker sent out a call to poets the day before Inauguration asking them to write a poem about the current political climate. Poets such as Mark Doty and Fanny Howe have contributed to the site. A new poem is posted each day. Link is here.
  • If you want to make posts that are not so editorialized, such as post poems with pictures, Tumblring might be your thing. Here is a link to free Tumblr accounts.

And lastly, if you are blue about the fate of the printed word, don’t worry: you can email the novelist Dave Eggers about it at

And you always have the NC Writers’ Network.