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Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
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Mar 19 2019
New York, NY (March 19, 2019)— The Academy of American Poets and the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University are pleased to announce the launch of Emerge on Poets.org. Emerge is a new online tool that enables users to make, save, and send erasure poems. It was developed by the Wick Poetry Center as an application and part of its Traveling Stanzas digital toolkit, which offers a variety of resources to facilitate engagement with poetry.
Mar 19 2019

New York, NY (March 18, 2019)—The Academy of American Poets, the producer of Poets.org, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Poetry Northwest to share poems first published in this influential journal.

Mar 18 2019

Andrews McMeel Publishing, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Eunice Panetta, and Sonia Sanchez to be Honored 

New York, NY (March 20, 2019)— On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the Academy of American Poets, the organization will present its inaugural Leadership Awards to a publisher, partner, patron and poet at its annual Poetry & the Creative Mind gala at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall on April 24, 2019, during National Poetry Month. 

Mar 12 2019
New York, NY (March 12, 2019)—The poet laureate of the United States, Tracy K.

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