The American Journal of Poetry
"Strong Rx Medicine"®

 

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Notes & Asides, from over the years...

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Moving and important poems, one after the other…”

-Dick Allen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“…one of the liveliest, most eclectic & interesting literary magazines in a long time, full of treasures...”
-Jane Hirschfield

 

 

 

 

 



“There’s something here for every taste,

The American Journal of Poetry sparkles eclectically.”
-Maxine Kumin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Strong Medicine indeed…So many amazing poets & poems.
…fantastic work.”
-Literary Magazine Stand, New Pages

 

 

 




“Bravo! Not since the launch of Antaeus many years
ago can I recall a new poetry magazine featuring such a breadth of different and significant talent.”
-Robert Farnsworth
The American Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“One of the few places today where poetry seems fun and important again.”
-Robert McDowell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The American Journal of Poetry is astonishing! Its variety, its energy, its faith in the high values of poetry.”
-Joyce Carol Oates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It’s great to have a magazine that’s open to all, the work judged on its merits rather     than the name of the poet.”
-David Ray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If poetry journals are a labor of love, then the nature of the love behind it is both passionate and devout and we are all the richer because of it.”
-Sherod Santos

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

“...you seem to be able to represent diverse styles and sensibilities at their best.”
-Richard Wilbur