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Boston Review

Calling itself "a left center of gravity magazine of ideas," the Boston Review brings its bimonthly magazine to the Internet with this web site. The site includes the full text of the past three volumes of the magazine, prominent links to the most popular articles, and a comprehensive author index. Contributions range from highly topical articles (abortion, taxes) to interviews and "meditations,"...

https://bostonreview.net/
Modern Haiku: An Independent Journal of Haiku and Haiku Studies

With its origins in 15th century feudal Japan, the haiku is one of the most delicate forms of poetry and, despite its deceptively simple meter, can convey a wide range of emotion, feeling, and nuances. Started in 1969 by Kay Titus Mormino, Modern Haiku is a journal dedicated to promoting and publishing the work of those writers and poets working on this particular form of poetic expression. On...

http://www.modernhaiku.org/
Poetry

Founded in 1912 by Harriet Monroe, Poetry has been responsible for publishing the works of a number of important poets, including such personages as Ezra Pound, Amy Lowell, Carl Sandburg, and T.S. Eliot. In fact, it is also the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. The journal has persevered and flourished for more than 90 years, and this site offers a variety of...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine
Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation, established in 2003, was created through a fund provided by Ruth Lilly. Since its creation, the Foundation has grown by leaps and bounds, and one of their best public outreach efforts is this website. With a well-thought out visual design, their homepage is a great starting point for learning more about the world of poetry. Sections on the homepage include “Publishing”,...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/
BPJ - Beloit Poetry Journal

With this website visitors can read selected poetry from the current issue of the Beloit Poetry Journal, which has been published since 1950, but only on the Web much more recently. In addition, in 2006 the full-text archive of all 227 issues of the Journal published since the fall of 1950 was made available online. The editors of the Journal point out "rare texts such as Anne Sexton's first...

https://www.bpj.org/
Archipelago

Started in 1997, Archipelago offers up a farrago of poetry, fiction, photo collages, and other such artistic endeavors once (sometimes twice) a year. It's a delight to learn about, and interested parties will appreciate looking over their most recent offerings. Of course, they won't want to stop at the latest material, as they can also delve into their online archive. To give curious parties a...

http://www.archipelago.org/
Poetry

Founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry magazine continues to flourish in the 21st century. When the magazine was first published, Monroe remarked "The Open Door will be the policy of this magazine-may the great poet we are looking for never find it shut, or half-shut, against his ample genius!" Strong and meaningful words indeed, and the magazine and its accompanying website live up to them...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine
The Online Corpus of Old English Poetry

It's never too late to learn Old English poetry, and this site is just the place to delve into this fascinating subject. Created by Murray McGillivray at the University of Calgary, the site presents a wide range of Old English poems and poetic lines in a very simplified and easy to use fashion. The purpose of this project is "to make useable and reliable texts of Old English poems available in...

http://www.oepoetry.ca/
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Metazen

Metazen is an online journal from Canada that publishes short fiction and poetry by various authors. The whole enterprise got started in March 2009 and claims to "like odd stories and odd poems, but ones that touch you in a special way." New content is published every day and visitors with a literary bent will find it most lovely and wondrous. Visitors can look over sections including Interviews,...

https://metazen.submittable.com/submit
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Jellyfish Magazine

Founded in 2009, Jellyfish Magazine publishes fresh, new, cutting-edge poems, primarily from younger writers, at least twice a year. Access is free. Each issue features poems from about a dozen poets. Readers may like to begin with the current issue and then work their way back through the Archive, where they will find hundreds of excellent poems in a range of styles. For example, in the Fall 2012...

http://www.jellyfishmagazine.org/11/
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