Press Center

Media Contact: Stacy Lasner,
Publicity & Outreach Coordinator, (212) 274-0343, ext. 22

Apr 21 2011

Publication of first book, $5,000 cash prize,
residency at the Vermont Studio Center

Mar 31 2011

March 31, 2011 — In April, the Academy of American Poets will launch a month-long series of guest poets featured on its streaming Twitter feed. Throughout each day during National Poetry Month, a selected poet will have 24 hours to post his or her daily insights before passing the baton.

Mar 22 2011

March 18, 2011 — This April, the Academy of American Poets celebrates the 16th annual National Poetry Month with an array of exciting events, including the publication of Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets and a star-studded poetry reading at Lincoln Center. National Poetry Month was established by the Academy in 1996 and is now the largest literary celebration in the world.