Websites for Poets

figment.com is a website for writers, and regularly adds new writing prompts and posts informational articles on writing as a career.

PW.orgPoets & Writers is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers.

Watch director and poet Pier Paolo Pasolini interview Ezra Pound on the artistry of the experimental Italian movement.  
http://www.openculture.com/2012/12/pier_paolo_pasolini_talks_and_reads_poetry_with_ezra_pound_1967_.html

Are you just getting started and would like some pointers?  Here are 10 tips to writing poetry.  
http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/creative1/poetry-writing-tips-how-to-write-a-poem/

Robert Lee Brewer is the Senior Content Editor for Writer’s Digest and you can follow his poetry blog for prompts, challenges, and interviews.
http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

Want to know what’s going on in the world of poetry?  Follow University of Pennsylvania professor Al Filreis and his podcast “PoemTalk.”
http://www.openculture.com/2013/02/poemtalk_podcast_where_impresario_al_filreis_hosts_lively_chats_on_modern_poetry.html

The University of Pennsylvania is offering an online course on Modern & Contemporary American Poetry via Coursera.
https://www.coursera.org/course/modernpoetry

Listen to a free steaming marathon of Allen Ginsberg’s poetry classes that took place during the 1970s and 1980s.
http://www.openculture.com/2012/10/tune_into_allen_ginsbergs_poetry_teaching_marathon.html

The New Yorker has just launched a new poetry podcast and you can listen to it here.
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/12/introducing-the-new-yorkers-poetry-podcast.html