The Academy of American Poets will begin accepting applications for its 2023 Poet Laureate Fellowships on December 5, 2022. The $50,000 fellowships will honor poets laureate of states, cities, counties, U.S. territories, or Tribal nations who have made positive contributions to their communities in these roles and beyond, and help them undertake impactful and innovative projects that will address important issues through poetry. The fellowship program, made possible by a generous gift from the Mellon Foundation, is now in its fifth year.

The panelists who will recommend the 2023 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships will be announced on in the coming weeks. 

Applications from qualified poets laureate will be accepted online from December 5, 2023 until February 17, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To submit an application, please visit: this page will be live on December 5.) 

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