Here is a list of the inaugural poets for United States Presidential Inauguration Days from Robert Frost to Amanda Gorman. This post also touches on who an inaugural poet is and which presidents have had them at their inaugurations.
Patricia Colleen Murphy offers insights to poets on how to improve their own writing and what she looks for in reading poetry for publication.
Guggenheim Fellow and poet Jane Hirshfield explains, “Poetry’s work is the clarification and magnification of being.” Here are some creativity exercises to help awaken your mind to poetic thinking, and to clarify and magnify your poetry writing.
For writers of short form literature, submitting your work can mean a variety of positive things. Here are important questions (and answers) you need to know about the process.
Editor Robert Lee Brewer addresses the very common question about when is something considered published? Does including a poem in a blog post or the comments of a website mean the writing is considered published? Get the answers here.