Resources for Poems About Places

For resources about Niagara Falls poetry in particular, please click here to visit the Bibliography and Criticism page

Articles & Blog Posts

Burnside, John. “Poetry and  Sense of Place”  in Nordlit, February 1998 Accessed from ResearchGate

Ellison, Tim. “The Poetry of Place: Origins” in Ploughshares at Emerson College, January 19, 2016

Krotz, Sarah Wylie.  “Place and Memory: Rethinking the Literary Map of Canada” in ESC: English Studies in Canada, vol 40, issue 2-3, 2014.

Lebovits, Susan Chaityn. “Poet Imparts a Sense of Place” in The Boston Globe ( June 10, 2007 (about poet Jennifer Rose)

Relph, Edward. “Place and Poetry” in Placeness, Place, Placelessness, February 20, 2018

Trevien, Claire.  “Poetic Tourism”  in Poetry School, 2013


Cresswell, Tim. Topo-poetics: Poetry and Place. London: Royal Holloway University of London, 2015 (thesis)

Lessley, Shara and Snider, Bruce (editors) The Poem’s Country: Place and Poetic Practice. Warrensburg: Pleiades Press, 2017

Pfefferle, W.T.  Poets on Place. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005


About Place Journal

Elsewhere: A Journal of Place

GeoHumanities: Space, Place, and the Humanities

Places Journal

Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place

you are here: the journal of creative geography

Poetry Maps

Brick Books’ Poetry Map: New & Established Voices in Canadian Poetry SInce 1975

Canada’s Poets Laureate

Niagara Falls Poetry Map    

Places of Poetry (U.K.)

Placing Poems

Poetry Atlas: Mapping the World in Poetry

Project Bookmark Canada

Scottish Poetry Map


Places of Poetry Channel


Poetry and Place (from

Poetry and Places: Sharing our travel adventures and celebrating our planet…through poetry