The fall-winter issue of the Academy's magazine American Poets is out and we've added a selection of new poems from the issue to They're all from recently published books by some of today's most exciting contemporary poets. Take a look at the sampling below and also enjoy a new video of former Academy Chancellor Galway Kinnell reading his popular poem, “Wait.”

Five Poems from New Fall Books:

“Everything That Happens Can Be Called Aging” by Carl Adamshick
“One” by CAConrad
“SONNET (silenced)” by Olena Kalytiak Davis
“City Lights 1961” by Diane di Prima
“The Past” by Louise Glück


“Wait” by Galway Kinnell