Online & Interesting
American Life in Poetry - Poetry selected and discussed by YDP poet (and former U.S. Poet Laureate) Ted Kooser
Book Crossing - Release books "into the wild" so someone else can enjoy them
Cowboy Poetry - A project of the non-profit Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry, which works to preserve and celebrate the arts and life of rural communities and the working West.
Dancing Poetry - Annual contests and presentations incorporating poetry with dance. Headquartered in San Francisco.
Duotrope's Digest - Great resource if you're looking for other poetry publications
Favorite Poetry Project - Americans share their favorite poems, a project launched by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky
How a Poem Happens - Wonderful Q & A interviews with poets about their craft, hosted by YDP poet Brian Brodeur
Illinois State Poetry Society - News and contests for poet in Illinois and elsewhere
Kentucky State Poetry Society - For those who appreciate poetry. You do not need to be from KY to join
National Federation of State Poetry Societies - A nonprofit dedicated to recognizing the importance of poetry with respect to national cultural heritage
Poetry Foundation – Enough news, toys, and po-biz material to keep you busy for many hours
Poetry Pals - A Chicago nonprofit that uses poetry as a way to bring together young people from diverse communities
Poetry Atlas - A website that catalogs poetry by geographic location
Poetry Santa Cruz - Events, interviews, contests and news happening in Santa Cruz County, CA
Poetry U.S. - Favorite poems selected and discussed by the poets themselves
Poets & Patrons of Chicago - Has fostered the craft of poetry for over half a century. It sponsors regularly scheduled workshops, as well as an annual contest
Puget Sound Poetry Connection - Has been the 2nd Friday Distinguished Reader and open mic venue in Tacoma for 27 years
Random Acts of Poetry - a Canadian celebration of poetry and literacy founded by Wendy Morton, now sponsored by the Victoria READ Society
Scottish Poetry Library - Just what the name says, with links to wonderful poetry resources of all kinds
Poetry for Children - Sylvia Vardell's blog about authors whose focus is on work for young people
Tiny Words - A haiku-a-day site co-hosted by YDP poet Kathe Palka. Read or submit!
Writing the World for Kids - Tips for teachers, writers, poets, and more from YDP poet Laura Purdie Salas