Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (“ModPo”) Blog

ModPo comes to Seattle & Vancouver

The ModPo team is definitely coming to Seattle and Vancouver in January! In Seattle: there will be a ModPo meet-up on Friday, January 10, somewhere in the center of the city, at 7 PM....

a meta-poetic reading of Frost

During our October 2019 visit to Boston, where our weekly webcast was hosted at MIT, Anna Strong Safford led us in a meta-poetic reading of Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall”: .  

Week 9 begins!

Today we begin week 9 (chapter 9.2) of ModPo 2019. Week 9 is about aleatory poetry—poems written by or through chance operations, quasi-nonintentional poems, poems written through or in spite of severe rules or...