The 2018 National Poetry Month poster, designed by AIGA Medal and National Design Award-winning Paula Scher
, celebrates typography and is suggestive of concrete poetry and Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass
. 100,000 free posters were distributed to schools, libraries, and bookstores coast to coast to help celebrate April events. You can purchase this year's poster for $5.00 in our Poets Shop
If you're able to support our efforts, please consider a donation to the Academy of American Poets. Contributions from poetry lovers like you help us send free posters to teachers, librarians, booksellers, and event organizers every year. Thank you!
To share photos of your National Poetry Month poster on display, email us at [email protected]. Visit our poster gallery to see posters from years past.
download the poster as a pdf