Press Releases

April 8, 2011

Poetry Foundation Relaunches Website

The updated site features the full archive of Poetry magazine dating back to 1912 and a richer, faster browsing experience, among other improvements.

April 7, 2011

The Poetry Foundation Teams Up with HBO for A Child’s Garden of Poetry

Poetry Foundation and HBO debut A Child’s Garden of Poetry on April 28; the program features readings by celebrities, poets, and children.

April 6, 2011

American Life in Poetry Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

Founded by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, the project that brings free poetry content to newspapers around the country.

April 5, 2011

Poetry Foundation Celebrates National Poetry Month

A range of programming is offered, including discussion groups, poetry films, redesigned website, community resources, recitation contest, and readings.

April 5, 2011

Poetry Nominated for National Magazine Award

Poetry is a finalist for a National Magazine Award in the category of “General Excellence, Print.”

April 1, 2011

Fourth Season of Poetry Everywhere Debuts

This April, the short poetry film series returns to public television and the Web with a broad spectrum of poetic voices.

March 17, 2011

Poetry Wins a National Magazine Award

The Poetry magazine podcast has won the National Magazine Award for Digital Media in the “Podcasting” category. This is the first Ellie for the Poetry Foundation, which was previously nominated in 2010 in the category of “Multimedia Feature or Package” for the Chicago Poetry Tour.

February 25, 2011

Poetry Magazine Podcast Announced as Finalist for National Magazine Award

The Poetry magazine podcast is a finalist in the National Magazine Awards for Digital Media. The Digital ‘Ellie,’ awarded by the American Society of Magazine Editors, recognizes innovations in magazine media.               

February 8, 2011

Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute Publishes Blueprints

The book includes essays by noted poets and community leaders who discuss the inventive ways they’ve introduced poetry to diverse communities, as well as a flexible toolkit for individuals and organizations interested in bringing poetry into their own communities.

January 28, 2011

“Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Poetry” Released

The Code aims to better facilitate poetic innovation and distributionby both clarifying fair use and anticipating potential clearance issues.

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