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Jun 11 2012


June 11, 2012 — The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that Jennifer Benka has been named the organization's next Executive Director. She will return to New York City from San Francisco, where she was most recently the National Director of Development and Marketing for 826 National. She will assume her new role at the Academy on July 16.

May 23 2012

$10,000 for the translation of Modern Italian Poetry

May 21 2012

Jennifer Scappettone receives the 2012 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize

$10,000 for the translation of Modern Italian Poetry

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