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Aug 23 2017 Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2017 fall season, which will run from September through November and include conversations between poets and artists in other disciplines, readings by acclaimed and emerging poets, and many more.

Aug 21 2017

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 American Poets Prizes, which are among the most valuable poetry prizes in the United States. This year the organization has awarded over $200,000 to poets at various stages of their careers.

Aug 03 2017

The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with The Southern Review to share poems published in the influential Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based journal. Launching today, a sampler of poems from The Southern Review's Spring 2017 issue are now accessible to’s many millions of readers.

Aug 02 2017
New York, NY (August 2, 2017)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce a new award in its collection of American Poets Prizes. The Ambroggio Prize will be awarded annually to a poet with an unpublished manuscript written originally in Spanish and with an English translation. The winning manuscript will be published by Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe at Arizona State University and promotion on and in American Poets magazine.