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Literary Organization Detail:
Academy Of American Poets

General Information:
Type: Literary Organization
Name: Academy Of American Poets
Address: 75 Maiden Lane Suite 901
New York NY 10038
County/Region: New York (Manhattan)
Description: The Academy of American Poets is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1934 to foster appreciation for contemporary poetry and to support American poets at all stages of their careers. For over three generations, the Academy has connected millions of people to great poetry through programs such as National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world; Poets.org, the most popular site about poetry on the web, presenting a wealth of great poems, audio recordings, poet biographies, essays, and interactive discussions about poetry; the Poetry Audio Archive, capturing the voices of contemporary American poets for generations to come; American Poet, a biannual literary journal; and our annual series of poetry readings and special events. The Academy also awards prizes to accomplished poets at all stages of their careers-from hundreds of student prizes at colleges nationwide to the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement in the art of poetry.
Phone Numbers: 212-274-0343

Fax 212-274-9427
Email/Website/Webmaster: academy@poets.org
Public Website
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