6 Poetry Newsletters to Subscribe To
Interested in starting your mornings with a little poetry in your inbox? Good news! There are loads of free literary newsletters to help you do just that. Whether you’re looking for a quick poem or comprehensive update on the latest in the literary community, there’s something for you. So grab a cup of coffee and settle into your favorite chair while you check out these six poetry newsletters to subscribe to.
Poem-a-Day from Poets.org
Get the latest work from contemporary poets straight to your inbox with the Poem-a-Day newsletter. This daily digital poetry series features over 250 new, previously unpublished poets each year. And to sweeten the deal, you can find audio recordings of the poems on their website. If you like reading and listening to the latest in contemporary poetry, this newsletter is for you.
The Poetry Project Newsletter
With the vision of a radically open and anti-hierarchical literary community, the Poetry Project challenges existing power structures and helps provide a platform to voices who don’t often receive the coverage they deserve. Their newsletter offers reviews and criticism from a unique perspective and connects the larger poetry discourse with other current movements. If you enjoy reading poetry and criticism with a countercultural edge, the Poetry Project’s newsletter is a great choice.
Poem of the Day from the Poetry Foundation
Get a hand-picked poem from the editors at the Poetry Foundation each day. From early romantic poets like Keats to contemporary poets like Staceyann Chin, the Poem of the Day newsletter offers a wide range of poems to discover each day. This is a pretty straightforward newsletter, so if you’re in the market to broaden your scope of poetry knowledge, this newsletter is a great place to start.
The Alipore Post
Explore art, poetry, and music with The Alipore Post’s weekly newsletter. This online journal showcases creativity from all corners of the internet, so it’s a great choice for those who are looking for more than new poetry to explore. Each week, the newsletter delivers a colorful sample of poetry, art and photography, interviews, and more.
The online literary journal Rattle is dedicated to fostering a community of active poets and providing great poetry online—for free. For the editors, anything goes. Whether you’re a new poet or a seasoned submitter, they care more about what you write than what’s on your resume. This refreshing, equitable approach means they publish a wide range of work from people with many different backgrounds. Sign up for their newsletter to get a Rattle team-selected poem in your inbox each day.
Did you think we could get through this roundup without mentioning our own poetry newsletter? Read Poetry’s newsletter brings you the latest in new poetry releases, writing tips, and interviews. Our safe and supportive online community is a space to share thoughts, feelings, and experiences, and engage in self-care. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss all the great things our team has to offer.