Poets Forum

Poets Forum
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Each fall the Academy of American Poets presents a series of events over three days in New York City that explore the ever-changing landscape of contemporary poetry in America.

This year’s Poets Forum will be held October 8-10, 2015, and will feature a keynote lecture given by an acclaimed poet, as well as readings and conversations by the award-winning poets who serve on our organization’s Board of Chancellors:

Elizabeth Alexander

Toi Derricotte

Mark Doty

Linda Gregerson

Juan Felipe Herrera

Jane Hirshfield

Khaled Mattawa

Marilyn Nelson

Naomi Shihab Nye

Alicia Ostriker

Claudia Rankine

Alberto Ríos

Arthur Sze

Anne Waldman

C. D. Wright