Thank you for joining us for the 18th annual Poetry & the Creative Mind gala — presented virtually for the first time.

Tonight we celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month—an annual occasion launched by the Academy of American Poets to champion poetry’s important place in our culture and its impact on the lives of readers. 

Your gift this evening will help us publish poems, support poets, and supply educators with free resources to foster a lifelong relationship with poetry.


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Poetry & the Creative Mind

by The Academy of American Poets


Thank you for joining us for the 18th annual Poetry & the Creative Mind gala — presented virtually for the first time.

Tonight we celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month—an annual occasion launched by the Academy of American Poets to champion poetry’s important place in our culture and its impact on the lives of readers. 

Your gift this evening will help us publish poems, support poets, and supply educators with free resources to foster a lifelong relationship with poetry.