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Academy of American Poets

Founded to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary

poetry. The Academy administers a wide variety of programs, including National Poetry Month (April), the largest

literary celebration in the world; online educational resources providing free poetry lesson plans for high school

teachers; the Poetry Audio Archive, a collection of nearly 500 recordings dating back to the 1960s; and,

our award-winning website which provides a wealth of content on contemporary American poetry and receives a

million unique users each month.




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Canadian Poetry Association

The main aims of the Canadian Poetry Association are:

 To promote the reading, writing, publishing and preservation of poetry in Canada through the individual efforts of


 To promote communication among poets, publishers and the general public;

 To encourage leadership and participation from members and to encourage the formation and development of 

 autonomous local chapters.




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HaikuOz  The Australian Haiku Society

This site was established in 2000 to promote enjoyment of haiku within Austrailia and to bring Australian writers to

the world haiku community. There are competitions, events, news and archives of haiku.





Irish Writers Centre

A website that includes events, publications, opportuniies and news for irish writers.




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Literature Wales

Formerly Academi and Ty Newydd this is the Welsh National Literature Promotion Agency and Society for Authors

representing the interests of Welsh writers· (poets, novelists, fictioneers, storytellers, dramatists, critics) and Welsh

writing both inside Wales and beyond.




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New Zealand Poetry Society

Promoting and supporting poetry and poets in New Zealand.

As well as publishing an informative, NZPS runs the Poets in Workplaces Scheme; an annual International Poetry

Competition that features two adult and two youth sections (to encourage and promote young writers); publishes

an anthology of prizewinning and commended entries and editor's picks from the Competition;  runs an annual

Poetry Workshop with an established poet as guest tutor; organises tours of local and of overseas poets with the

support of Creative New Zealand and other high-profile agencies such as the Australian High Commission; offers a

Poetry Advisory Service; provides information on poetry competitions in New Zealand and overseas; and hosts an

informational and member-driven website.




Poetry International Web

Poetry International Web’s main objectives include making available quality poetry from as many countries as possible

to an international readership, encouraging poetry translation, stimulating the international exchange of knowledge

about poetry, and facilitating an international community of poetry-readers.




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Poetry in the Arts

Based in Austin, Texas, USA, PITA is a collaborative effort involving poets, writers, educators, the business community

and volunteers from throughout society who are commited to promoting the literary arts and artists and literary arts





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Poetry Ireland

Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann is the national organisation for poetry in Ireland.

They serve all 32 counties and receive support from The Arts Council of Ireland/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and The Arts

Council of Northern Ireland.

Their remit is to act as a resource and information point for everything to do with poetry in Ireland serving poets,

writers, academics and any member of the public with an interest in poetry.




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Poetry Society of America

A comprehensive resource for poets in America; including news, competitions, events, awards, a store, and a large

poetry website database.


American Graduate Schools

Online project that, in conjunction with the National Center for Education Statistics, has created a National Education

Index for students interested in pursuing doctoral degrees in English across the US. The collected and compiled data from

more than 19,000 education programs at 2,240 universities throughout America has been packaged into an easy-to-use and

useful database.  Ideal for students interested in furthering their education and maybe applying for courses in America or online.