antique books











For Writers and Teachers


Compiled by

JoEllen Moldoff

(updated: 10-07-06)


”your unconscious is laying plans that you know nothing of. That’s part of what it’s like to be a writer.”                               Susan Shaughnessy


“Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.”

                                                              Carl Sandburg



language arts & Writing Resources

A Celebration of Women Writers

Bard’s Ink : Writing Prompts

Bartletts Quotations & Resources

Blue and Ude Editing and Writing Services

English 88, Modern & Contemporary American Poetry

New York Times Writers on Writing

Merriam Webster Online

Modern American Poetry

Online language translator

Poetry Foundation

Poetry Power Links

Poetry Express

Sheila Bender’s Site- tips, links and resources on writing

The Alpha Dictionary Site (

The Library of America

The Poetry Archive

The Online Books Page (includes link to Anagram Server)

Writers Write http://www.Writing.Com/

Writing It Real, Sheila Bender’s online writing magazine,




Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses

Dialogue Through Poetry

Faulkner House

Field’s End, A Writers Organization on Bainbridge Island

Favorite Poem Project

Fishtrap (Writers Workshops & Activities)

International Women’s Writing Guild

Lannan Foundation

Literary Arts, Portland, Oregon

Lopez Writers’ Guild

Modern Language Association

Montalvo Arts Center

National Endowment for the Arts


New York Foundation for the Arts

Northwest Writing Institute


Poets and Writers

Pacific Northwest Writers Association


Richard Hugo House

Seattle Arts and Lectures

Skagit River Poetry Festival

Squaw Valley Community of Writers

Story Circle Network

The Academy of American Poets

The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives

The Poetry Society of America

The National Association for Poetry Therapy

Washington Poets Association (WPA)

WESTAF: Western States Arts Federation

Whidbey Island Writers Association

Wisdom Circles


Publishers & Publications: online & print

Alaska Quarterly Review

Arts and Letters Daily

Arts Journal: Daily Arts News

Bellingham Review

Copper Canyon Press

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses

Electronic Poetry Center

Harper Collins


Milkweed Editions

Norton Poets Online

Oberlin College Press


Poetry 180

Poetry Daily

Poetry Magazine

Random House

The American Poetry Review

The Atlantic Monthly Online

The Borzoi Reader – poetry

The Borzoi Reader – fiction

The Internet Poetry Archive

The Threepenny Review

The Writers’ Almanac

University of Chicago Press online

Verse Daily

Words Without Borders, the online magazine for international literature

Writers’ Digest

Writers’ Net

Writers’ Write- The Internet Writers’ Journal



Educational resources

Academic Information

Access Washington-Education and Learning

American Library Association: Great Web Sites for Kids

Great Educational Sites (hundreds of links for teachers, writers, parents)

Kalliope Poetry Writers Exercise Workshop and Resources

Library of Congress

How To Teach Poetry, a program of the Academy of American Poets

Librarians Index to the Internet

Library in the Sky

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

National Public Radio


Norton Anthology of English Literature, Norton Topics Online

Orcas Island Library

Poetry Class

Poetry for Kids

Teachers and Writers Collaborative

The NY Times Learning Network

University of Richmond Writing Center & Writing Across the Curriculum