2011 National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Elizabeth Bishop and National Poetry Month

King Library will have a display up this month in the foyer of the first floor in honor of National Poetry Month. This year's theme for the display is the works of Elizabeth Bishop because it’s the centennial of her birth. You can see an explanation of the creation of the poster here.

If you’d like to learn more about Elizabeth Bishop, you may want to check out this webpage from Vassar

You might also be interested in some of these books:

Conversations with Elizabeth Bishop edited by George Monteiro. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z464 1996

One art: letters edited by Robert Giroux. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z48 1994

Words in air: the complete correspondence between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell edited by Thomas Travisano. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z49 2008

Elizabeth Bishop's poetics of description by Zachariah Pickard. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z84 2009

Deep skin : Elizabeth Bishop and visual art by Peggy Samuels. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z856 2010

Elizabeth Bishop: poet of the periphery edited by Linda Anderson & Jo Shapcott. King Library (2nd floor) | PS3503.I785 Z53 2002

National Poetry Month Resources

There are several organizations and companies celebrating National Poetry Month with various programs and activities. Here are some links you might want to check out to learn more:

30 Ways to Celebrate

30 Days 30 Poets on Twitter

April is Poetry Month

Poetry Tag Time

Finally check out our GoodReads shelf for some poetry recommendations:


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