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It is only with the support of individual contributors like you that the Academy of American Poets is able to produce free and far-reaching programs and publications that champion poets and encourage the reading and teaching of poetry, including:
- Poets.org, which for 20 years has made poetry accessible to many millions of readers;
- National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world;
- Poem-a-Day, the original and only daily publication showcasing new poems by today’s poets;
- American Poets Prizes, which include one of our nation’s first prizes celebrating a poet’s body of work; and
- Teach This Poem and other award-winning resources for K–12 teachers, including lesson plans and classroom activities.
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