National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month (April) is a time to honor the many contributions and achievements of poets throughout the world. The Bluegrass Community and Technical College Learning Resource Center is celebrating this important month with the following activities and materials:

Introductory Information about National Poetry Month

Introductory Information

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month (NPM) brings together publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools, and poets around the country to celebrate poetry.. Thousands of businesses and non-profit organizations pcelebrate this month with readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events.

Selected Poetry Websites

Selected Poetry Websites

A compilation of websites focused on poetry and the celebration of National Poetry Month.



A list of some of our many library items related to poetry.

Poetry Quiz

Test your knowledge of famous poets and poetry

Please share this information with your classes, and if there is anything else that we can do, let us know!