Oct 03 2017

Presenting American Poets in Paris

The Academy of American Poets in New York City and Berkeley Books of Paris are pleased to present a series of readings by American poets in Paris. The fall series is a pilot project between the New York City-based cultural organization and the independent bookstore. 
"It was after our founder Marie Bullock studied in Paris and returned to New York that she determined to assist and promote American poets.
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We are pleased to launch the first annual Ambroggio Prize, for an unpublished manuscript written originally in Spanish and with an English translation.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.