Poems from Here, a weekly poetry program on Maine Public Radio and Maine Public Classical, is a project of Maine’s poet laureate Stuart Kestenbaum, Maine Public Broadcasting and the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.


Poems from Here launched in September, 2016. A complete archive of the poems can be found HERE.


+ Poems from Here is open to all poets who live in Maine.

+ Please submit 3-5 poems as a single Word or PDF document.

+ Submissions will only be accepted online via Submittable between November 1 and November 30, 2017.

+ Please Note: Poets will only be contacted if their work is accepted.

+ To submit, please click HERE.

*Due to the quantity of submissions, and the rolling/ongoing nature of the POEMS FROM HERE project,
we will only be reaching out to poets whose work is accepted; please note, too, there is no firm deadline
for notification of acceptance.