DiscoverVerse: Choose Your Own Poetry

March 31, 2020

This National Poetry Month is an action-packed celebration of twenty-four poets who write in all kinds of spaces and explore all kinds of styles and themes that delight, offer reflection, and soothe our spirits. Join us here on the blog throughout the month for our feature poets, including interviews and excerpts from each, and get 20% OFF any of our featured collections until April 30th. 

Scroll on for our lineup of DiscoverVerse poets, and a Choose Your Own Poetry game!


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During the month of April, you can buy any of our featured DiscoverVerse books for 20% off (+ we'll send you a set of three poetry bookmarks so you'll always find your place.)



April 1: Nolan NatashaI Can Hear You, Can You Hear Me? (Invisible Publishing) + Smokii Sumacyou are enough: love poems for the end of the world (Kegedonce Press)

April 2: nathan dueckA Very Special Episode (Wolsak and Wynn) 

April 3: Lori CayerMrs. Romanov (Porcupine's Quill)

April 6: Adrian De LeonRouge (Mawenzi House)

April 7: Heather Birrell, Float and Scurry (Anvil Press)

April 8: Cam ScottROMANS/SNOWMARE (ARP Books)

April 9: Kyeren Regehr, Cult Life (Pedlar Press)

April 10: Thomas Leduc, Slagflower (Latitude 46 Publishing)

April 13: A.B. Dillon, Matronalia (Thistledown Press)

April 14: Kate Marshall Flaherty, Radiant (Inanna Publications)

April 15: Scott Nolan, Moon Was a Feather (J. Gordon Shillingford)

April 16: Catherine Hunter, St. Boniface Elegies (Signature Editions)

April 17: Daniela Elza, the broken boat (Mother Tongue Publishing)

April 20: Bertrand Bickersteth, The Response of Weeds (NeWest Press)

April 21: Irfan Ali, Accretion (Brick Books)

April 22: Wade Kearley, Narrow Cradle (Breakwater Books)

April 23: Margaret Christakoscharger (Talonbooks)

April 24: Sadiqa de Meijer, The Outer Wards (Véhicule Press)

April 27: Gwen Benaway, day/break (Book*hug Press)

April 28: Betsy Warland, Lost Lagoon/lost in thought (Caitlin Press)

April 29: M.A. Mahadeo, Never a Child (Now or Never Publishing)

April 30: Simina BanuPOP (Coach House Books) & Yusuf Saadi Pluviophile (Nightwood Editions)



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Play our Choose Your Own Poetry game where YOU are the narrator! Choose from multiple paths on the way to one ultimate goal: visiting your local bookstore to browse poetry. As you move through the story you will find poetry books to collect in your tote bag. There are a total of 36 poetry books to discover across the various paths with 12 possible endings. Which poetry collections will you find on your path?

Playing time: 1-2 minutes per path. To play, click the link below to start the download. 

DiscoverVerse: Choose Your Own Poetry Game




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Remember, buy any of the featured DiscoverVerse books for 20% off and get a set of these three poetry bookmarks!


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