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The Academy of American Poets is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of poetry. The Academy was incorporated as a "membership corporation" in New York State in 1934. It sponsors a portfolio of poetry awards, of which the first was a fellowship created in 1946 to support a poet and honor "distinguished achievement." In addition, the Academy fosters the readership of poetry through outreach activities such as National Poetry Month.

In 1984 Robert Penn Warren noted that "To have great poets there must be great audiences, Whitman said, to the more or less unheeding ears of American educators. Ambitiously, hopefully, the Academy has undertaken to remedy this plight." In 1998, Dinitia Smith described the Academy of American Poets as "a venerable body at the symbolic center of the American poetry establishment."

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Total Books: 4
Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets Library Edition--nonperforated pages
How to Eat a Poem A Smorgasbord of Tasty and Delicious Poems for Young Readers
Fifty Years of American Poetry  Over 200 Important Works by America's Modern Masters
1995 - Fifty Years of American Poetry Over 200 Important Works By America's Modern Masters (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780440218777
ISBN-10: 0440218772
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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