Press Center

Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
Executive Director
[email protected], (212) 274-0343

Nov 15 2018

The Poetry Coalition, an alliance of more than 20 independent poetry organizations across the United States, will devote March 2019 to exploring the theme “What Is It, Then, Between Us?: Poetry & Democracy."

Nov 07 2018

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce a new partnership with Glen Hollow in Naples, New York. Beginning in 2019, recipients of the organization’s Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize will receive a free-of-charge, ten day residency at Glen Hollow during National Poetry Month. The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize is an award that recognizes the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous year.

Oct 29 2018

Leaders from 20 of our nation’s most influential poetry organizations will gather in Kent, Ohio, on November 2 to 4, to learn about the Wick Poetry Center and how its innovative public poetry programs impact the community.

Sep 12 2018

The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Words Without Borders to share poems published in this influential journal.