The Poetry selections on the 2021 Route 1 Reads reading list represent the great Poetry traditions from each of our states. History, homage, reflection, and revolution are distilled down to stanzas, couplets, lines, words.
Whether readers are at home or on the road this summer, we hope that this list of must-read books will keep everyone turning pages until Labor Day. The full list of featured books is listed here, in geographical order from North to South:
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Joy Harjo's Inaugural Reading as U.S. Poet Laureate. Streamed live Sept. 19, 2019
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