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National Poetry Month

Contests, prompts, anthologies and more

April is our favorite month. Every year, the Piper Center celebrates National Poetry Month with daily prompts featured on our social media platforms, weekly Instagram giveaways, poetry drop-in sessions and an online anthology of our favorite entries! Follow along by using hashtag #PiperPoetryMonth.

To learn more about Piper Poetry Month, you can read the 2020 anthology

Drop in Writing Sessions

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing with daily prompts! Each prompt is written by a local author in partnership with the Center. Find our 2023 prompts this April by going to our Instagram, Facebook or Twitter feeds.