The American Journal of Poetry
"Strong Rx Medicine"®



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








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