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Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
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Feb 20 2018

To help guide and champion the organization’s growing Education Program, the Academy of American Poets has established an Education Advisory Council comprised of leaders in poetry, education, and technology. 

Feb 07 2018

Award-winning and best-selling poet and Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets Elizabeth Alexander has been elected the next President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation by the foundation’s Trustees, effective March 2018.

Feb 02 2018

In the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, more than one million individuals will visit, the website produced by the Academy of American Poets, in search of the perfect way to express affection and devotion to their friends and beloveds.

Jan 30 2018

The Academy of American Poets, the producer of, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Hayden’s Ferry Review to share poems published in this influential journal.