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Sep 06 2018

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2018 fall-winter events, which will run from September through January and include conversations between poets and artists in other disciplines, readings by acclaimed and emerging poets, and many more.

Aug 28 2018

New York, NY (August 28, 2018)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 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 27 2018

New York, NY (August 27, 2018)—In partnership with the New York City-based Academy for Teachers, the Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the On Teaching Poem Prize. 

Aug 16 2018

New York, NY (August 16, 2018)—Academy of American Poets Chancellor Alicia Ostriker has been named the 11th New York State Poet in history by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

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