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new guest editors to each curate a month of Poem-a-Day, the original and only daily poetry series sharing previously unpublished poems by today’s poets.

The 2023 cohort of guest editors are all award-winning poets who represent wide-ranging expertise and editorial perspectives, hailing from California to Texas to Michigan to Georgia. Learn more about them below.

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Read about the guest editors from 20222021, 2020, 2019, and 2018.

Tyree Daye

January 2023 Poem-a-Day Guest Editor Tyree Daye

Listen to a short Q&A where Tyree Daye discusses his curatorial process for Poem-a-Day.
Patricia Smith

February 2023 Poem-a-Day Guest Editor Patricia Smith

Listen to a short Q&A where Patricia Smith discusses her curatorial process for Poem-a-Day.