"Remembering Poets are important and thatthey do matter"
“Poetry should be like fireworks, packed carefully and artfully, ready to explode with unpredictable effects” --Lillian Moore
Call for Entries Poetry Month Contest
POETRY MATTERS contest
Inaugurated by the National Academy of Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month brings together publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.
As part of this annual celebration, we are pleased to present Poetry Matters 2013, 13th Annual Poetry Month Award, an award honoring poets and showcasing their work in both written and video form.