Locate a Poet
Poets are listed by state and by last name. Select the state in which you wish to locate a poet or select their name from the drop-down menus at right.

Each poet’s page lists personal information and qualifications, a sample poem, and contact information. All arrangements must be made directly with the individual poet.

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BookThatPoets have received invitations to do readings and/or workshops in coffee houses, libraries and classrooms. They’ve been asked to appear on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Higher Ground, Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know, and Wisconsin Public Television. They have sold their books, been interviewed by journalists, and asked by editors to submit their work for publication.

Get on the List

Poets who wish to be listed on this site, go to Listing for more detailed information. $12.00 per year or $22.00 for two years, which includes any updates you wish to make to your bio, sample poems, books available, publication credits, and a running calendar of your engagements.

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BookThatPoet enables poetry event coordinators to locate you—even when they don’t know you by name!

Added Feature
Join the BookOfPoet Circle to be sent poems monthly from listed poets. Anyone can join this free e-mail list!
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The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange.

—G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Nota Bene: the participation of any poet listed on this site and all arrangements for scheduled events are the responsibility of the poet and the employer. BookThatPoet cannot vouch for the reliability of either party or the quality of the presentation, nor for the venue or booker who arranges to host the programs. All subsequent involvement between poets listed on this site and the hosts who contact them is conducted independently of BookThatPoet.