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 Beam||Julie Mehretu|
|Nick Cannon||Gloria Steinem|
|Holly Hunter||Vanessa Williams|
|Judith Jamison||Debra Winger|
... with master of ceremonies Chip Kidd