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Living Poets 2022

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with resources about Living Poets!

Celebrate National Poetry Month 2022


The 2022 poster was designed by eleventh grader Lara L. from Saunders Trades and Technical High School in Yonkers, New York, who was the winner of the 2022 National Poetry Month Poster Contest, and features a line by 2021 Presidential Inaugural Poet and 2017 National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman.

Books by Living Poets

The title and author's name overlaying the background of the author's mother's obituary copied over and over again.  There is a red transparency to the cover.
A photograph of a blurred naked person in various stages of bending over forward.   The background is black.
The title and author set against a green background
A drawing of a face with black hair and sunglasses with a purple background.
A painting of a naked woman's torso holding different tropical fruits.  She is surrounded by bushes with orange fruits on them and a tropical bird.
A photograph under the water of a red sea star floating in the water.
A photograph of a white butterfly against a white cracked wall.
A drawing of a person behind bars crying.