Poetry Resources

North Carolina has a long tradition of support for poetry. From its beginning,  the North Carolina Arts Council encouraged poetry readings and publication of poetry magazines and anthologies. The State Poet Laureate is available for community programs.

Websites

Organizations

North Carolina

Out of State

North Carolina Poetry Events and Reading Series

Poetry Magazines and Presses

North Carolina

Out of State

North Carolina Poetry Anthologies and Surveys

  • Buckner, Sally, ed. Word and Witness: 100 Years of North Carolina Poetry. Durham:  Carolina Academic Press, 1999.
  • McFee, Michael, ed. The Language They Speak Is Things to Eat; Poems by Fifteen Contemporary North Carolina Poets. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1994.
  • Owen, Guy, and Mary C. Williams, eds. Contemporary Poetry of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1977.
  • Walser, Richard, ed. Poets of North Carolina. Richmond: Garrett & Massie, 1963.