North Texas has its share of nationally and internationally known poets who are published or perform at slams and other events. Here is a short list of some of DFW’s best poetic artists.
There are several venues in North Texas that offer writing workshops, competitions and performance opportunities for aspiring poets and those who enjoy listening to poetry.
Slams provide an avenue for poets to share their work with an enthusiastic audience. Celebrate National Poetry Month this April with some of these amazing spoken word events in the Dallas and Forth Worth areas.
Nationally renowned poet Maya Angelou is recovering from a brief illness that forced her to cancel a planned speech in Texas.
The 573 love letters capturing the courtship, blossoming love and forbidden marriage of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, have fascinated scholars and poetry fans.