April is Poetry Month, but really it's every month. Order the poetry below or any books on our website and they will be mailed right out to you.
Phil Metres (Shrapnel Maps) and Leila Chatti (Deluge) both have books published this month by Copper Canyon Press. Here is a link to their archived or livestream readings
Also on this list are recent books by Laura Grace Weldon and Neil Carpathios who will be reading at Mac's, hopefully post-pandemic on Wednesday, July 8th at 7 p.m.
Use the list below for inspiration, but our website has thousands of poetry titles to choose from. Also, check out the Poets & Writers directory for ideas https://www.pw.org/directory/writers
clevelandpoetics is always a great resource and while you are there check out the poem (Social Distancing) by Cat Russell. http://clevelandpoetics.blogspot.com/
Cuyahoga County Public Library does a poem a day project every April https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Services/William-N-Skirball-Writers-Center/Poetry/Read-Write-30-Days-of-Poetry.aspx
And visit LIterary Cleveland: they have online classes and have extended the deadline for Gordon Square Review's Poetry Contest http://www.gordonsquarereview.org/contest.html
Check out April Grace Notes, our monthly blog, for a poem by Daniel Thompson https://www.macsbacks.com/april-grace-notes
Wick Poetry Center Peace Poems Contest winner Megan Neville's poem is here. https://poets.org/poem/legacy-2