The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce twelve new Poem-a-Day guest editors who will each curate a month of poems in 2023. The guest editors, who live in ten different states across the country, are all award-winning poets who represent wide-ranging editorial perspectives. Poem-a-Day is the original and only digital series publishing new poems by today’s poets and reaches 800,000+ readers each day on, via email and podcast, and across social media. The series is one of the largest platforms for poets’ new work. Subscribe to the free email version of Poem-a-Day at

January: Tyree Daye
February: Patricia Smith
March: Diane Seuss
April (National Poetry Month): Ada Limón 
May: Hieu Minh Nguyen
June: Brian Teare 
July: John Lee Clark
August: Divya Victor
September: Eunsong Kim 
October: Vanessa Angélica Villarreal 
November: Steve Bellin-Oka
December: Claudia Rankine 

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