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As a member, you will ensure that our programs are free and reach tens of millions of poets, educators, and readers each year. These include Poets.org, Poem-a-Day, National Poetry Month, and Teach This Poem for K-12 teachers. You will also receive the biannual magazine American Poets, which features poems, book reviews, and interviews with poets, as well as a 10% discount in the Poets Shop and other benefits throughout the year, listed below.
When you join the Academy of American Poets you become part of what award-winning poet Carolyn Forché called “the most important organization in our country helping to keep poetry alive and in our culture.”