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Poetry Coalition to Focus on Migration December 7, 2016: Yesterday the Academy of American Poets announced the launch of a new poetry coalition comprised of twenty non-profit organizations dedicated to the promotion of poetry in the culture. And yes, the [...] by

Breaking News: Sharon Olds Takes Home Wallace Stevens Award September 7, 2016: We at Harriet send our collective congratulations to Sharon Olds for winning the Academy of American Poets’s Wallace Stevens Award. The award comes with a $100,000 prize. As the Washington Post [...] by

Slate Reports on the ‘Star-Studded’ Academy of American Poets Gala May 9, 2016: Jay Deshpande continues the brave work of bringing poetry to mainstream media venues by writing up the Academy of American Poets gala for Slate. Held annually at Lincoln Center and now in its 14th [...] by

Mai Der Vang Wins 2016 Walt Whitman Award March 24, 2016: Since we’re on the subject of awards, news reached us yesterday of Carolyn Forché’s selection of Mai Der Vang’s Afterland for the 2016 Walt Whitman Award. Excellent choice, Carolyn [...] by

Academy of American Poets Online Tribute to C. D. Wright Includes Video, Poems, Remembrances February 16, 2016: Speaking of C. D. Wright, we’d be remiss not to mention this panoptic tribute at the Academy of American Poets, on whose Board of Chancellors she was serving at the time of her passing. During [...] by

Brenda Hillman Named Newest Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets January 13, 2016: The Associated Press reports that Brenda Hillman has been named chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The academy told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Hillman will serve for six years as [...] by

Academy of American Poets Announces Book Publication of ‘Poem-a-Day’ Feature December 8, 2015: This just in from our friends at the Academy of American Poets: The beloved Poem-a-Day is to appear in book form! POEM-A-DAY: 365 Poems for Every Occasion is soon to be released by Abrams Books. [...] by

‘Teach This Poem’ Gets Some Love from LA Times September 3, 2015: The Academy of American Poets debuts a new feature this month called, “Teach This Poem.” Based on the organization’s popular “Poem-A-Day” series, “Teach This Poem [...] by

The Academy of American Poets Announces: Teach This Poem August 19, 2015: Attention teachers, who are also poetry-lovers! This September, the Academy of American Poets is launching “Teach This Poem.” The new initiative is an on-going, daily, subscription-based [...] by

Academy of American Poets Spotlights Board of Chancellors in Ninth-Annual Poets Forum August 7, 2015: “Each fall the Academy of American Poets presents a series of events over three days in New York City that explore the ever-changing landscape of contemporary poetry in America.” And fall [...] by