Poetry Search Engines & Directories

18 poetry search engines & directories.

  • Able2Know.com - Poetry - Browse a database of poetry. Users can rate and review the poems or discuss them on the forum.
  • About.com Poetry - Poets and poetry online including poetry festivals, readings, audio and video archives, contests, zines, word games and collaborations, haiku, and sonnets. Featured weekly essays, and interviews.
  • American and English Literature Online Poetry Books - Links to 20 online texts of English and American poetry. Part of the Internet School Library Media Center.
  • Art4net - Poetry Channel - Links for these poets: Baudelaire, Byron, Rimbaud, Shelley, Keats, and Rilke. And a painting/portrait for each of the poets.
  • Bartleby.com - Online publisher of classic works of poetry, literature, and reference.
  • Drowning Man - Directory of literary publications, from small presses up to the most famous with an emphasis on poetry links. Most pages contain submission guidelines and some contain additional links.
  • Everypoet.com - A poetry portal, featuring links to famous poets throughout history, personal poetry pages, resources, and books. 1046 links as of March, 2001.
  • Find Poetry - findpoetry.com. From Shakespeare to People's Poems. Add your poetry site for free or search through thousands of poetry pages.
  • Hangtide Poetry Resources - Directory of online resources for poetry writers and publishers.
  • International poetry page - Especially strong on poetry translated into English, but with many originally-English poetry sites as well. Many pages not found elsewhere. About 150 sites in all. [A Dutch site.]
  • Modern & Contemporary American Poetry - Reading for the English 88 class at the University of Pennsylvania. Several hundred links.
  • Poetry and Literary Magazines, Journals, and Ezines - 2003 - Consists of an extensive list of poetry magazines and journals on the 'Net, compiled by American poet Frederick Glaysher.
  • Poetry Archive - Directory-structured database of famous poetry, both written in English and translated.
  • Poetry Kit Directory of Competitions - Provides a detailed and comprehensive listing of worldwide, English-language poetry contests, including those who do not maintain a web site. The lists are formatted in a style that makes it easy to browse and compare what the various contests offer.
  • Poetry Portal - Several hundred listings grouped into: Poetry online, Ezines, Evaluations, Book news, Competitions, Chit-Chat, and Poetry courses.
  • The Poetry Webring - Home page of The Poetry Webring, a grouping of over 1600 poetry related sites. Incorporates resources, links and a poetry webzine.
  • Voice of the Shuttle - Poetry Studies - 100 well-selected links to poetry sites --many academic, but others too.
  • Where to Do Research on Poets and Poetry - For 18 famous poets, a link to what the editor considers the best site for links for that poet. Part of the larger wheretodoresearch.com directory.