"... Don't Read ..." - Austin Reavis

poetry library, reading room, live Poetry in Nashville

If you're into poetry, & you're in Nashville, stop by! 

Located at The Packing Plant at 507 Hagan St., Nashville, TN


About the Free Nashville Poetry Library

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Over 1,400 Titles!

Nashville's only ALL-POETRY Library featuring Classic, Contemporary, Regional titles. Plus Anthologies, Journals, Small Press Publications, Limited Run Chapbooks, & Zines. 

Every title available for checkout, for free, to anyone!

Evan Kennedy's *The Sissies* (Futurepoem, 2016)

Check Out Some Poetry!

1) STOP BY 

2) STAY & READ &/OR SELECT UP TO 3 TITLES TO TAKE HOME

3) LEAVE US YOUR PREFERRED CONTACT INFO

4) THAT'S IT!

(Treat 'em kindly, & we'll contact you in 3 weeks to see how it's going)

THE ELVIS MACHINE Ft. Kim Vodicka + Hanna Neal. (Photo by Austin Reavis)

Always-Free Live Poetry Events

Art Crawls, Open Mics, Writer's Gyms, Visiting Poets, Workshops, Audio-Visual Immersive Poetry Events, Experimental Poetry Events, Lectures, Talks, Submission Parties, Small Press/Zine Fairs, & More!

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The Free Nashville Poetry Library

507 Hagan Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Hours

Open today

12:00 pm – 06:00 pm

Sometimes we sleep in or read into the late late night (we're humans & this isn't a business) - Check our IG + FB for current hours