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This guide includes library resources and other sites with information on poets and related topics.
New Poetry Series!
Syracuse University Libraries are pleased to announce a series of free noontime poetry readings this semester called Lunch Time Poems. Hosted by University Professor and poet Stephen Kuusisto, the series will feature noted poets from the Syracuse community. All events are open to students, staff, and the general public. See more info.
Use the SUMMON search box on the Libraries website to search for information on poets, poetry topics, information on cultural movements, etc.
Databases covering a broad range of subject areas including business, economics, education, humanities, literature, news, social sciences, science and technology and more.
Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors
Biographical information about authors of many genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; includes journalists and scriptwriters.
Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974
Diaries, letters, autobiographies and memoirs, written and oral histories, memorabilia, and more related to the 1960s through 1970s.
America: History & Life with Full-text
Articles, books and more covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada
From the Academy of American Poets. Search for information on poets as well as poems.
Harriet the Blog
From the Poetry Foundation. News and features on contemporary poets.
Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities