Poetry Magazine Discussion Guides
The Presence of the Past in the January 2015 Poetry
Previous Discussion Guides
September 2011 Lucifer, labor, and lying The literal and the metaphorical in the September issue of Poetry.
July/August 2011 Sweets and Suites The July/August double issue of Poetry searches for hidden, transformative ...
June 2011 Seduction and Betrayal The problems and joys of translation in the June issue.
May 2011 Words Gone Sideways The May issue showcases savvy puns and slips of the tongue.
April 2011 Is This Thing On? The April issue investigates poetry's audience.
March 2011 Who do you think you are? Identity crises in the March issue of Poetry.
February 2011 On the Poetry Beat The February issue provides an opportunity to explore the connections between poetry ...
January 2011 Outside In Is there a right way to read a poem?
December 2010 The Sun and Shadows Questions and answers in the December issue of Poetry.
September 2010 Verticism Dizzying highs in the September issue of Poetry.
April 2010 Call and Response Everything you wanted to know about poetry but were afraid to ask.
December 2009 In Search of Estrangement Strange encounters of the poetic kind in the December issue of Poetry.