Academy of American Poets - One of the liveliest and most comprehensive poetry sites, this has something for everyone. Visit the listening booth, find a poem, or read about the American Modernists.
Famous Poets and Poems: African American Poets. Here you will find poets such as Rita Dove, Claude McKay, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes and other famous and contemporary Black poets.
AfroPoets.Net - Famous Black Writers. Here you will find links to famous African-American poets such as Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and more.
BBC Online - Arts: Poetry - Listen to poets read their own works with recordings of Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney , and others from the BBC archive; watch animated poetry; or create your own poem. A fun and informative site from the BBC.
Glossary of Poetic Terms Invaluable for students trying to make sense of poetry criticism, this site features a glossary of terms, definitions, examples, and quotations.
Internet Poetry Archive A great scholarly resource. This site features the writings of living poets from around the world, audio clips of poetry readings, poets' comments on their works, photographs, critical biographies and bibliographies.
Modern American Poetry Online journal and multimedia companion to OUP's Anthology of Modern American Poetry. A comprehensive guide to over 161 poets and their work.
Poetry Slam, Inc. The official governing body of poetry slams worldwide. Has a news section, a slam map, and links to tournament information.
SallyGaster's African American Phat Library. "Includes the web pages of the former Bonvibre's Phat African American Poetry Book."
Internet Resources content for this topic is taken from Slam/Spoken Word/Performance Poetry from the Libraries of Fairmont State Univerisity, originally published in College & Research Libraries News - the Association of College & Research Libraries Journal March 2011 volume 72, number 3, pages 143-146, written by Maureen Perry. Find the original article online here. Content is used by Temple University Libraries to provide access to previously published information for educational purposes only. Thank you!