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Dec 05 2018

New York, NY (December 6, 2018)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the twelve finalists of the first-ever National Poetry Month Poster Contest for Students.

Dec 04 2018

New York, NY (December 4, 2018)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce twelve new guest editors of Poem-a-Day who will each curate a month of poems in 2019.

Nov 21 2018

November 14, 2018 (New York, New York)—The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that poems from its curated collection on Poets.org, including those featured in its popular Poem-a-Day series, are now available to Alexa users. Thanks to support from the Amazon Literary Partnership Program, the application is available for free.

Nov 15 2018

The Poetry Coalition, an alliance of more than 20 independent poetry organizations across the United States, will devote March 2019 to exploring the theme “What Is It, Then, Between Us?: Poetry & Democracy."

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