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Poetry in America | Verse Video Education

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Poetry in America, created and directed by Harvard professor Elisa New, is a public television series and multi-platform educational initiative that brings poetry into classrooms and living rooms around the world. In partnership with Harvard and Arizona State, Poetry in America offers free online courses for global learners as well as for-credit and professional development courses for undergraduates, graduate students, highly motivated high-school students, and educational practitioners. Its public television series Poetry in America (presented by GBH Boston and distributed by PBS Plus and American Public Television) first aired nationwide in April 2018. Poetry in America returned for a second season in April 2020 and is airing on public television stations in most major markets across the US. It is a production of Verse Video Education, a not-for-profit organization that produces the highest quality educational media across disciplines.

Poetry in America, created and directed by Harvard professor Elisa New, is a public television series and multi-platform educational initiative that brings poetry into classrooms and living rooms around the world. In partnership with…

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