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Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
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Feb 07 2018

Award-winning and best-selling poet and Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets Elizabeth Alexander has been elected the next President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation by the foundation’s Trustees, effective March 2018.

Feb 02 2018

In the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, more than one million individuals will visit, the website produced by the Academy of American Poets, in search of the perfect way to express affection and devotion to their friends and beloveds.

Jan 30 2018

The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Hayden’s Ferry Review to share poems published in this influential journal.

Jan 16 2018

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that Paula Scher has been selected by Debbie Millman to design this year's National Poetry Month poster.