The Art World of William Marr
Considered one of the world's best contemporary poets writing in Chinese, Dr. Marr's poetry has enjoyed wide readership in Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Mainland China, and North America. In addition to his writing and translation, Dr. Marr also pursues other artistic interests including painting and sculpting. He has held several solo and group art exhibitions in the Chicago area over the years.
Bonnie Manion's Poetry Site
Bonnie Manion speaks to each reader's heart with her poetry. An accomplished poet, she has over 575 works published in more than fifty-five journals.
The Illinois State Society
Mostly a colony of Illinois expatriates in the military, Capitol Hill, reporters, universities, etc. who have strong roots in Illinois but currently live in the greater national capital area of DC, Virginia, and Maryland.
Writing competitions (UK): for people who prize writing.
National Federation of State Poetry Societies
The National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) is a non-profit organization, exclusively educational and literary. Its purpose is to recognize the importance of poetry with respect to national cultural heritage. It is dedicated solely to the furtherance of poetry on the national level and serves to unite poets in the bonds of fellowship and understanding.
Quarterly International Literary Journal (UK)
The Poetry Center of Chicago
An independent not-for-profit arts organization founded in 1974, The Poetry Center of Chicago's mission is to promote poetry through readings, workshops, residencies and arts education, to make poetry accessible to the general public, to stimulate and encourage young poets, and to advance the careers of poets by offering them professional opportunities. The Poetry Center is in residence at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Poetry in the Arts
Promoting poetry and poets for 20 years--Poetry contests, journal publication and the opportunity to shine in use.
The Poetry Resource
Here you will find links to poets working all over the world and in all ranges of craft and styles.
The Reading Club The Reading Club is a UK Web site containing over 60 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content. Some of the site's articles deal with organizing book clubs and poetry clubs.
Steven Schroeder's Home Page | Blog
A poet and visual artist who has spent many years moonlighting as a philosophy professor – most often in interdisciplinary settings, most recently at the University of Chicago Graham School.
Virtual Artists Collective
As the fine press imprint of virtual artists collective, we will continue to produce hand made books in the Timberline tradition — beautiful books of fine poetry that readers can afford.
Wilda Morris's Poetry Challenge
You are invited to write a poem responding to the prompt, and to submit it by the 15th of the month for possible publication on the blog.
A Year of Being Here
Daily mindfulness poems with an option for weekly e-mailings. It also has a very large archive of poems by famous poets as well as relatively unknown poets.