In alliance with the Amazon Literary Partnership (ALP), the Academy of American Poets invites poetry organizations and presses specializing in poetry to submit applications for Poetry Fund grants which will be awarded in 2020. The grant-making panel this year includes Tyehimba Jess, Parneshia Jones, and Paisley Rekdal

Grant applications will be accepted through January 15, 2020. Final award decisions will be made by the ALP in partnership with the Academy and announced in May 2020.

To apply for a 2020 Poetry Fund grant, visit:

To learn about the 2019 Poetry Fund grant recipients, visit:

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