In honor of National Poetry Month, the Poetry Foundation is offering free copies of their Poetry Magazine. The magazine was founded nearly one-hundred years ago by American poet Harriet Monroe. Since then, the magazine hosted some of literature’s most notable poets on it’s pages. From Robert Frost to John Updike to Kim Addonizio, Poetry Magazine’s goal to reach new readers, explore variant types of poetry and feature new and classic poets.
The Poetry Foundation is located in Chicago, Illinois and features the world’s only library dedicated strictly to poetry.
If you would like to review a free copy of the magazine you will need to sign up at the Foundation’s website. Book clubs, and reading groups can request multiple copies, but all requests must be submitted by March 24, 2013.
From the Poetry Foundation’s press release:
“The April 2013 issue of Poetry includes new poems by Adam Kirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Eavan Boland, Michael Robbins, Randall Mann, Dean Young, Lucie Brock-Broido, and J.T. Barbarese; prose by Christina Pugh; first appearances by Anna Maria Hong, Gwyneth Lewis, Mary Moore Easter, and Jamaal May; and the continuation of the feature ‘A Few More Don’ts,’ (commemorating Ezra Pound’s famous ‘A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste’) featuring Marjorie Perloff, William Logan, and Sina Queyras.”