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Statement of Purpose

The Global Poetry Consortium is an organization comprised of leading independent schools committed to innovation and cultural exchange through poetry. We strive to bridge the divide between technology and the literary arts by encouraging our students to engage in interdisciplinary thought and writing. We accomplish this through online workshops, an annual Poetry Festival, and an annual journal. The Birch Wathen Lenox School has designed Interactive Poetry as a piece of the connecting tissue between our schools, which includes Dial-A-Poem (212-861-0960). We view poetry as a form through which people from many demographics can find mutual inspiration, collaboration and understanding, so are committed to promoting the interdisciplinary use of poetry around the world.

If you would like more information regarding the Global Poetry Consortium, or have any other inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out to Assistant Headmaster Ryan Clinesmith at or by phone at 212-861-0404. 

If your institution would like to join the Global Poetry Consortium, please fill out this interest form and we will be in contact with you.