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Poetry & the Creative Mind — Virtual Gala Supporting National Poetry Month

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Academy of American Poets' annual gala brings together artists & public figures for a reading of favorite poems for National Poetry Month.

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Each year during National Poetry Month, now in its 25th year, the Academy of American Poets presents a gala celebration of poetry's important place in our culture, and its impact on the lives of readers and artists working in other disciplines.

For the first time, in 2021, Poetry & the Creative Mind will be presented free and virtually.


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The gala presentation will include music and readings of favorite poems, shared by luminaries from across the arts and culture, including:

Meryl Streep, Event Chair

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Elizabeth Alexander, Master of Ceremonies

Lauren Ambrose

Richard Blanco

Terrance Hayes

Regina King

Samin Nosrat

Sandra Oh

Sarah Sze

Lucinda Williams

& more


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A signature fundraiser, contributions support the Academy of American Poets Education Program and materials for teachers. Please consider making a contribution during registration, if you're able.

To join as an Event Producer and receive special benefits in thanks for your support, visit the producer's page on Poets.org

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