Help Advocate for Poets and Poetry

By supporting the Academy of American Poets, you are helping to make possible free and far-reaching programs and publications that champion poets and encourage the reading and teaching of poetry, including:

  •, which for 20 years has made poetry accessible to many millions of readers;
  • National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world;
  • Poem-a-Day, the leading daily publication showcasing new poems by today's poets;
  • American Poets Prizes, which include one of our nation's first prizes celebrating a poet's body of work;  and
  • Teach This Poem and other trusted resources for K–12 teachers, including lesson plans. 

The Academy of American Poets is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please note: gifts made through this page will not be linked to a membership. If you would like to become a member and receive American Poets magazine and other benefits, or renew your membership, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Molly Walsh by email or by calling (212) 274-0343, ext. 11.