Poetry Writing Tips

Words are weapons. Your words can change the way people look at the world and our guides will help you improve.

A lot of people believe writing is a solitary act, but having a community is important to the writing and editing process.

As long as people have written, there have been movements informing their stylistic choices.

Music is central to our culture — it is present everywhere from advertising to education.

Nature is something that has inspired poets of all generations.

In the age of self-publishing and social media, you only have to look as far as your Instagram page to find inspiring writers with fresh

For many people, writing is a coping mechanism. It helps us celebrate the good things in life and process the bad.

For many writers and aspiring writers, New York City is ubiquitous.

Many writers like to seek solitude when they're working on a poem or a story — not only is it often easier to write when we're free of d

Receiving feedback, editorial review, and constructive criticism on your poetry is almost as important a step in the writing process as

"Claudia Rankine's formally inventive poems investigate many kinds of boundaries: the unsettled territory between poetry and prose,