Applications are now being accepted online for the 2022 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships. The $50,000 fellowships will honor Poets Laureate of states, cities, counties, U.S. territories, or Tribal nations, enabling them to undertake impactful and innovative projects that will engage their fellow residents and address important issues with poetry. The fellowship program, made possible by a generous gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is now in its fourth year.

Applications from qualified Poets Laureate will be accepted online until February 18, 2022 at 8:59 p.m. PST / 11:59 p.m. EST. To submit an application, please visit:

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