Poetry in Motion
Poetry in Motion® places poetry in the transit systems of cities throughout the country exposing it to millions of viewers every day. It was launched by MTA New York City Transit and the Poetry Society of America in 1992. It currently appears in Los Angeles, Nashville, Providence, San Francisco, and New York City.
PSA Storefront Window
A rotating series of poetry-based public art projects installed in the Poetry Society of America's storefront window.
Poems on Wheels
In 2018, the PSA established Poems on Wheels, a partnership with Citymeals on Wheels in New York, to deliver poems alongside food trays and in emergency food boxes to seniors who are homebound due to illness, age, or disability. Poems on Wheels began by delivering poems to 20,000 seniors four times a year, and has since expanded to serve over 40,000 seniors in five additional cities across the country: Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York, Portland (Oregon), San Antonio and San Diego.
The Bond of Live Things Everywhere
The Bond of Live Things Everywhere stages Black poetry and performance in the open air.
Seeing Into Tomorrow
The Poetry Society of America launches a major new public art project in Brooklyn, featuring the haiku of Richard Wright.
Poetry for Every Season
Presented with the New York Botanical Garden, Poetry For Every Season celebrates the relationship between poetry and the natural world.
Between the Lines
The PSA curates poems for each issue of The National, Amtrak's on-board magazine which is available to five million people at any one time.
Blue Bottle Coffee
Since 2017 we've partnered with Blue Bottle Coffee, reaching a new audience of poetry readers through unexpected ways.
Visiting Poets Program
Our Visiting Poets Program places excellent contemporary poets in the classrooms of Harlem Academy in New York. Over the course of several weeks poets work closely with students on writing, revision, and performance.