recent announcements

Apr 01 2018

Although the team at the Academy of American Poets works tirelessly to champion poets and poetry every day of the year, it is in April—National Poetry Month—when we’re especially excited to share educational activities, book recommendations, and poems with students and other readers who are engaging with poetry for the first time. We know this introduction can lead individuals to becoming lifelong readers of poems. 

Feb 20 2018

Join us at the 2018 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair, from Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.