Poetry & the Creative Mind Encore

Join us for the Academy of American Poets's encore presentation of Poetry & the Creative Mind. 

This special celebration in our 90th year features actors, artists, and leaders from across the arts and honors poetry's important place in our society and its impact on the lives of readers.

The event is free, but please consider a donation in multiples of 9 in honor of our 90th anniversary.

Hosted by

Jericho Brown, Academy of American Poets Chancellor

Readings by: 

Emanuel Ax

Carrie Coon

Merve Emre

Paul Giamatti

Rebecca Hall

Miles Hardingwood - National Student Poet

Sterlin Harjo

Glenn Ligon

Phillipa Soo

Corey Stoll

Meryl Streep

Rev. Adriene Thorne

Courtney B. Vance

J Wortham

You Can Champion Poets & Poetry

Poetry & the Creative Mind raises funds in support of the Academy of American Poets education programs, which serve over 100,000 K–12 students each year. Please consider a donation in multiples of 9 in honor of our 90th anniversary.

Your generous contribution is a tax-deductible investment in the programs and publications of the Academy of American Poets, a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

You can watch the event (alone or as part of a watch party) through a streaming device or Smart TV with the YouTube app installed. Search for "Poetry and the Creative Mind Encore." 

A link to the encore broadcast, which will air on July 1, 2024, will be emailed to you following your registration.