Contemporary Poetry Room
The Hazel Collister Hutchison Contemporary Poetry Room, jointly managed by the Library and the CSU Poetry Center, houses a major collection of contemporary poetry books and journals founded on gifts from the Cleveland poet, Hazel Collister Hutchison and from the CSU Poetry Center. The collection is open to students, writers, and the community.
The room is used often for Poetry Center workshops and meetings, and occasionally for creative writing classes. This is the only collection of its kind in northern Ohio. The Poetry Center is located on the fourth floor of the Michael Schwartz Library. To access the room students, faculty and staff must check out the room key at the Learning Commons reference desk on the Library's first floor. A current Viking card is required.
For more information call (216) 687-6997.
Research Guide for Poetry
Welcome to the research guide for poetry. This guide provides information about the Michael Schwartz Library's poetry collection as well as the resources that will assist you in exploring and researching all aspects of poetry including poets, criticism, analysis, and composition.
If you have questions or comments after using this guide or would like to set up an individual appointment with your personal librarian, please see the contact information at right.
Michael Schwartz Library Poetry Collection
The poetry collection is located on the Library's fourth floor in the call number range PN1010 through PN1525.
Contemporary poetry books may also be found in the Contemporary Poetry Room, also on the fourth floor. A key is needed to access the room. Please visit the Learning Commons reference desk located on the first floor to check out the key. A Viking card is required.
Selected books from the collection: