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Poetry (founded as Poetry: A Magazine of Verse) has been published in Chicago since 1912. It is one of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world. Founded by Harriet Monroe, it is now published by the Poetry Foundation. In 2007 the magazine had a circulation of 30,000, and printed 300 poems per year out of approximately 100,000 submissions. It is sometimes referred to as Poetry—Chicago.
|Former editors||Harriet Monroe (1912–36)|
Morton Dauwen Zabel (1936-37)
George Dillon (1937-42)
Hayden Carruth (1949-50)
Karl Shapiro (1950-55)
Henry Rago (1955-69)
Daryl Hine (1969-77)
John Frederick Nims (1978–83)
Joseph Parisi (1983-2003)
Christian Wiman (2003-2013)
Don Share (2013-2020)
(guest editors) (2020-2022)
|First issue||October 1912|
|Company||The Poetry Foundation|
Poetry has been financed since 2003 with a $200 million bequest from Ruth Lilly.