Become a champion of poetry’s important place in our culture—join the Academy of American Poets today!

As a member, you will ensure that our programs are free and reach tens of millions of poets, educators, and readers each year. These include, Poem-a-Day, National Poetry Month, and Teach This Poem for K-12 teachers. You will also receive the biannual magazine American Poets, which features poems, book reviews, and interviews with poets, as well as a 10% discount in the Poets Shop and other benefits throughout the year, listed below.

When you join the Academy of American Poets you become part of what award-winning poet Carolyn Forché called “the most important organization in our country helping to keep poetry alive and in our culture.”

New: to go paperless and enroll in membership auto-renewal, click here. To submit a membership payment by mail, use this downloadable form.