Poetry offers us the capacity to carry in us and express the contradictory impulses that make us human.

—Kwame Dawes, Academy of American Poets Chancellor (2018- )
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Molly Walsh

Molly Walsh, Senior Director of Individual Giving, has worked within the literary and nonprofit communities for more than a decade in San Francisco, Chicago, and now with the Academy of American Poets in New York. After years within the book world, her last role managing 826CHI's Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply blended community engagement with business leadership and art direction, and allowed her to develop business practices that support artists. She graduated with a concentration in English Literature from Sarah Lawrence College.

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