Albuquerque New Mexico has a thriving poetry scene.
For a list of ongoing readings, click this link.
For some of the venues that sponsor poetry, try this link.
For NM based publications click here.
For a glimpse of some of NM’s poetry and literary festivals and conferences, click here.
To see what radio options are available for spoken word, click here.
And if you want to get a sense of the range of the work being done in NM, below are snapshots we took a couple years ago of just some of Albuquerque’s poets. They’ve all kept working so publication credits will have changed, but if you peruse the pages through the links on their names (listed below), you can get a sense of just how vibrant our community is. The youth page which showcases teams and groups can be found here.
Anastasia Andersen / Tani Arness / John Survivor Blake / Brooke von Blomberg / Rich Boucher / Karin Bradberry / Eric J. Brinovec / Carlos Contreras / Carrie Cutler / Tracey Dahl / Erin Daughtrey / Jennifer Frank / Teresa E. Gallion / Susan Gardner (Santa Fe) / Lisa Gill / Larry Goodell / Aaron Greenwood / Katrina K. Guarascio / Kenneth Gurney / Joy Harjo / Kat Heatherington / Brian Hendrickson / Phyllis Hoge / Bruce Holsapple (Magdalena) / Anthony Hunt / Kathleen Johnson (Santa Fe) / Zachary Kluckman / Jennifer Krohn / Sari Krosinsky / Dana Levin / Maria L. Leyba / Jessica Helen Lopez / E.A.”Tony” Mares / Taryn Marie (TeaSea Inc.) / Valerie Martinez / Don McIver / Karen McKinnon / Merimee Moffitt / Bill Nevins / Jules Nyquist / Janie Oakes (Santa Fe)/ Mary Oishi / Michelle Otero / Sara Marie Ortiz / Richard Oyama / Tracey Pontani / Greta Pullen / Margaret Randall / Mitch Rayes / Robert Arthur Reeves / Amanda Rich / Barbara Robideaux (Santa Fe) / Lauren Schwartz / Marilyn Stablein / Sal Treppiedi / John Tritica / Aaron Trumm / Stewart S. Warren / Tanaya Winder / Jason L. Yurcic