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Media Contact: Stacy Lasner,
Publicity & Outreach Coordinator
slasner@poets.org, (212) 274-0343, ext. 22

Jan 16 2013
New York, NY (January 16, 2013) – The Academy of American Poets announced today that poets Marilyn Nelson, Claudia Rankine, and C.D.
Nov 15 2012

New York, NY (November 15, 2012) – A luminary of American poetry, Louise Glück is, as Publishers Weekly has stated, a "towering figure of the past thirty years." The former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets published her highly-anticipated collected volume, Poems 1962-2012, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Ecco Press this November.

Oct 04 2012
New York, NY (October 4, 2012) – "The Poets Forum is a true assembly of minds, a market-place of ideas. You'll find no posturing of pronouncements, no peacocks or princesses - just poetry, poetry, poetry." – Rita Dove

"Poetry is an ancient art that is ever new, which is proved each fall by the Poets Forum – a splendid gathering, a rambunctious and diverse chorus, a forum of spirited solitaries. " – Edward Hirsch

Sep 18 2012

New York, NY (September 18, 2012) – The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of its annual collection of poetry prizes. This year, the organization has awarded nearly $200,000 to poets at various stages of their careers. The recipients will be honored at the Academy’s Award Ceremony as part of the annual Poets Forum at The New School in New York City on October 19, 2012 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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