Poetry & the Creative Mind 2015

On April 15, 2015, the Academy of American Poets presented its thirteenth annual Poetry & the Creative Mind celebratory reading at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. 

The evening began with a reading from Ashley Gong, a participant in the National Student Poets program, and included musical performances from Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, and Kris Kristofferson.

Special guest readers included:

Sam BeamJulie Mehretu
Nick CannonGloria Steinem
Holly HunterVanessa Williams
Judith JamisonDebra Winger
Kris Kirstofferson 
Anita Lo 

... with master of ceremonies Chip Kidd