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posted on 10 Jun 2018

Taking Note: Poetry Reading Is Up—Federal Survey Results (USA)  by Sunil Iyengar, NEA Director of Research and Analysis

This article has been published on The National Endowment for the Arts Artworks Blog. It begins:

In recent months, I’ve come across various news articles and at least one press release declaring that social media has contributed greatly to poetry’s readership. Some of these sources even attribute to the technology a bump in 2017 poetry book sales. While it remains unknown how much of that reading is directly due to these still-emerging platforms, we now can report with confidence: poetry reading in the United States has increased since five years previously.

You can continue reading the full article on this link to Artworks Blog