Beginning in 2018, the Academy of American Poets has invited twelve guest editors to each curate a month of Poem-a-Day, the original and only daily poetry series sharing previously unpublished poems by today’s poets.

Learn more about the inaugural cohort of guest editors in 2018, read their poetry, and read the poems they curated for Poem-a-Day.

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Read more about the 2022 guest editors and guest editors from 2021, 2020, and 2019

Poems Curated by Akbar

Poems Curated by Martin

Poems Curated by O'Rourke

Poems Curated by Smith

Poems Curated by Shenoda

Poems Curated by Powell

Curated by Matejka

Poems Curated by Shockley

Poems Curated by González