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Free Poetry

Free Poetry publishes essays and poetry by today’s leading poets. These chapbooks are available free of charge and without copyright. The editor encourages the reproduction of this chapbook and its free distribution, ad infinitum.

Raúl Zurita
Translated by Boyd Nielson

Selections from Purgatory

Vol.5 No. 4 March 2010

Christian Prigent
Translated by Adrian Kien

An Anatomy Lesson

Vol.5 No. 3 February 2010

Sally Keith

On the Painting of the View

Vol.3 No. 2 February 2008

Paul Hoover

The Windows (The Actual Acts)

Vol.3 No. 1 February 2008

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

The Evening Hours of a Hermit

Vol.2 No. 3 March 2008

Geraldine Monk


Vol. 2 No. 2

Cole Swensen

Thy Versailles

Vol. 2 No. 1 October 2006

Alan Halsey

A Looking-Glass for Logoclasts

Vol.1 No. 2

Jeremy Hooker

Reflections on Ground
Seventeen Poems

Vol.1 No. 1 March 2005

News and Announcements

  • The MFA program is pleased to welcome Denis Johnson, winner of the National Book Award, as our Visiting Distinguished Professor this semester. He is teaching the MFA workshop in fiction and also doing a reading that's open to the public on November 6th at 7:30pm in the Simplot Ballroom.
  • MFA program director Mitch Wieland's short story "Snow Angels" appeared in the summer issue of The Missouri Review. The story, set in Tokyo, is an excerpt from Strange You Never Knew, his novel in progress.
  • In April, Professor Martin Corless-Smith published his sixth book, a new novel titled This Fatal Looking Glass from SpiltLevel Texts.