On April 19, 2017, the Academy of American Poets presented its fifteenth annual Poetry & the Creative Mind reading at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, celebrating National Poetry Month.
The evening began with a reading from award-winning poet and memoirist Elizabeth Alexander, who served as the event’s master of ceremonies, and Joey Reisberg, a participant in the National Student Poets program.
Special guest readers included:
|Uzo Aduba||James Lapine|
|Wayne Brady||Amanda Palmer|
|Maurice Hines||Meg Ryan|
|Madhur Jaffrey||Cécile McLorin Salvant|
|Sebastian Junger||Meryl Streep|