Looking for poetry links and references? Check these out!

  • For the most up to date information please refer to the venue websites – pi-New Haven is not responsible for the accuracy of information on these sites
  • If we missed something, you can contact us via email but we prefer you post in comments below. Thanks!

Resources are sectioned into the following groups:

  • Connecticut Poetry Venues: Listed by county these represent a listing of some of Connecticut’s most popular open mics, festivals, special events.  Links are provided where available. If your venue is not listed or listed incorrectly let us know!
  • Connecticut Poetry Organizations, Journals & Publishers: Get involved! Get Published.  Connecticut has a wealth of opportunities for you and your poems to mingle!
  • Other Online Poetry Resources: Believe it or not poetry does exist outside of Connecticut! Here are some resources it’s good to have at your fingertips.
  • Mailing Lists: Sign up for the mailing lists available via these websites (some are repeated from above) and receive updates about readings both local and across New England and NYC.  How about a poetry-filled daytrip to Boston or New York?
  • Other: From powerhouse poetry sites to workshops on Block Island and local poetry Educational programs, anything that doesn’t fit neatly in the categories above goes here!

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Connecticut Poetry Venues by County

We do try to keep this up to date but please refer to each venue’s website or contacts for a full understanding of their programs and the most current status.

Litchfield/Fairfield Counties

New Haven County

Hartford County

Middlesex/New London Counties

Connecticut Poetry Organizations, Journals & Publishers

Other Online Poetry Organizations and Resources

  • Duotrope’s Digest Online listing of poetry and fiction journals with submission information and tools
  • Poets & Writers The nation’s largest non-profit serving creative writers
  • From the Academy of American Poets.  Poetry, Poems, Bios and more
  • The Poetry Foundation: From POETRY the journal to resources and tools
  • NFSPS: National Federation of State Poetry Societies
  • Literary Magazine and Publishing submission & contest info

Mailing Lists

  • CWROPPS A Yahoo Group providing Creative Writers Online Resources. Sign up for news on contests and calls for submissions
  • Shoreline Poetry News A Yahoo group for posting and learning about Shoreline Area Poetry events in CT
  • Yale listserv : Follow the Beinecke blog instructions to receive their email updates if this link doesn’t work
  • AGNI Online. This Boston University literary journal has three email lists:  AGNI only readings, Boston-area readings and New York City readings.
  • New-Poetry List This Contemporary Poetry News and Views List is managed by one of our CT community members!



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