Aug 02 2017

Academy of American Poets Launches Ambroggio Prize

We are pleased to launch the first annual Ambroggio Prize, for an unpublished manuscript written originally in Spanish and with an English translation. The winner will receive $1,000, and the manuscript will be published by Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe.

Jul 10 2017

U.S. Poets, Including Four Academy Chancellors, Attend Poetry Festival in Cuba for the First Time in More than Sixty Years

Academy Chancellors Brenda Hillman, Jane Hirshfield, David St. John, and Arthur Sze, and former Academy Chancellor Robert Hass, are part of an official contingent of American writers traveling to Cuba for the first time in over six decades.
Jun 29 2017 Named a 2017 Best Website for Teaching & Learning

We're honored to announce that has been named a 2017 Best Website for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association.
Feb 03 2017

Join Us at AWP 2017

Join us at the 2017 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair from Thursday, February 9, through Saturday, February 11, in Washington, D.C., where Academy of American Poets Chancellors Terrance HayesMarilyn Nelson, and Alicia Ostriker, and our Executive Director Jennifer Benka will be participating in panels