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 from November 1 to November 30, 2018.

+ 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, that because of the ongoing nature of this project, there is no firm deadline for notification of acceptance.