Whitman Appeal premiums Thank you for your support of the Walt Whitman Award, our first book prize and the only one of our American Poets Prizes made possible by the Academy of American Poets membership.

In thanks for your gift of $30, $50, $75, or more, please choose from one of the following donor rewards:
  • Walt Whitman enamel pin (for donors of $30+)
  • Walt Whitman debossed notebook featuring the poet's signature and the line: "This hour I tell things in confidence, I might not tell everybody, but I will tell you." (for donors of $50+)
  • Both of these (for donors of $75+)


Your support of this campaign, which is over and above annual membership dues, is fully tax-deductible. This gift will not be applied to membership renewal. To renew, click here.