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Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
Executive Director
[email protected], (212) 274-0343

Oct 29 2018

Leaders from 20 of our nation’s most influential poetry organizations will gather in Kent, Ohio, on November 2 to 4, to learn about the Wick Poetry Center and how its innovative public poetry programs impact the community.

Sep 12 2018

The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Words Without Borders to share poems published in this influential journal.

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.