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Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
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Mar 19 2019

New York, NY (March 18, 2019)—The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, 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.
Feb 27 2019

New York, NY (Feburary 27, 2019)— The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that Jeffery Gleaves has been named Digital Engagement & Content Director.