Poetry Resources

The Poet Laureate, Natasha Tretheway commenced her residency in January of this year, in Washington D.C. To find out more about this poet and previous Poet Laureates, see the Library of Congress website on Poetry and Literature.

If you are looking for other poetry resources, consider the following databases:

Literature Criticism Online featuring Critical literary analysis of authors and their works across a broad range of regions, eras, and genres. Includes Something About the Author Online and Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online.

Literature Resource Center featuring access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.

Literary Index featuring a master index to Gale’s series for authors and literary criticism.

Access these databases by clicking on Databases (a subheading in the box called Find Books & Articles) on our main library page and then selecting the letter ‘L’. Scroll down to the database titles listed above.