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- An online poetry coffehouse run by the coordinators of the "Poetic License" readings at the Moondog Cafe in Los Angeles. Fun graphics and layout. Site even features a section called "Palm Poetry: Poetry for PDAs", that is undergoing construction.
- A group of poets in Portland, Oregon, that sponsors poetry readings at the Hi-iH Gallery, and PicNuke, a poetry reading under the cooling tower of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant.
- Hosts The Poet's Den, a weekly poetry reading series in Washington, DC. This is a well-done site, but you must check the "Nightly Events" calendar to find out when the poetry events are happening.
Kelley Writers House Webcasts
- Live webcasts of poetry readings and other literary happenings at the University of Pennsylvania. Webcasts can be viewed using RealPlayer.
- A small press that offers a quarterly online poetry journal, and provides support to writers-particularly those who have used their writing as a way to process grief and finding healing.
La Ca Music
- Publishers of the poetry/music group, POETRY BAND, which records the poetry of Wilson Sherman to a musical accompaniment.
Live at the Writers' House
- Internet archive of University of Pennsylvania's WXPN Radio's "Live at the Writers' House" program, with numerous recordings of contemporary poetry in RealPlayer format.
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam
- Poets can sign up to read with a Jazz accompaniment at this regular open mic night in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Site contains a listing of featured poets scheduled to read at the Lizard Lounge, but primarily promotes the jazz trio that plays regularly at the Lounge.
- Features more than 84,000 love poems posted on site. Sections include Poem of the Day, Gen X Poetry, and postcards.
- National organization based in Media, Pennsylvania, that strives to promote poetry and the literary arts in communities. Sponsors readings and contests.
MP3.com - Poetry (local and underground)
- Called "Poetry Radio", this MP3 site features a "Top 10 Downloads" list of audio poetry by lesser-known local poets and groups such as Silicon Valley Poetry Slam, Jeremiah Gilbert, Jennifer R.K. Poetess, and BakaTalk. Searchable listing of spoken word and poetry available as free MP3 downloads.
MP3Lit.com - Poetry
- Another MP3 site, this "channel" includes free audio downloads of works by well-known poets such as Anne Sexton, Charles Bukowski and Robert Lowell.
- Links and search tools for poetry and classical music mp3s.
Main St. Poetry Events @ Morgan's Coffee House
- Information on poetry events at Morgan's Coffee House in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Mariposa Center for Artistic Expression
- Hosts a weekly poetry reading series in the Maryland/Washington, DC, area. Site features updated calendar and poetry by the series' host, Mariza Rivera.
Museum of American Poetics
- The Museum of American Poetics presents multimedia poetry exhibits, information on lectures, the "Best Minds Reading Series", and the "Floating Muse Bookstore".
- A low-graphic online zine featuring information about upcoming poetry events in Southern California. Detailed listing of regular weekly events as well as a daily rundown of who's reading where.
- Online literary zine that publishes poetry and fiction, and hosts open mic poetry readings around New York City.
National Association for Poetry Therapy
- Members of this organization represent a wide range of expertise and training in both mental and physical health disciplines. Advocates use of poetry and other forms of literature to achieve therapeutic goals and personal goals.
New Mexico Poetry
- Hosted by the New Mexico CultureNet, this "sub-site" features information on local "webslams" and poets, as well as some online poetry.
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