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Jan 03 2018
New York, NY (January 3, 2018)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that Marilyn Chin, Kwame Dawes, and Marie Howe have been named its newest Chancellors, an honorary position that has been held by some of the most distinguished poets in the United States, including W. H.
Dec 12 2017

The Academy of American Poets is excited to announce that it has invited twelve new guest editors to each curate a month of Poem-a-Day in 2018.

Dec 07 2017

The Poetry Coalition, an alliance of more than 20 poetry organizations across the United States, will devote March 2018 to programming on the theme “Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body.”

Nov 14 2017

Leaders from 18 of our nation's most influential poetry organizations will descend on Tucson and Phoenix November 30 to December 2 to learn about the region's rich literary history.