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Academy of American Poets- National Poetry Month

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National Poetry Month was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996 to remind the public that poets have an integral role to play in our culture and that poetry matters. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K–12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, families, and, of course, poets, marking poetry's important place in our lives. In 2021, the Academy of American Poets looks forward to celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of this annual celebration! Each April, the Academy offers activities, initiatives, and resources so that anyone can join in online and at home and—hopefully—find comfort, resilience, and connection throughout the month of April and beyond: Read about 30 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month online and at home Read about 30 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month in the virtual classroom Join the Academy of American Poets for its first-ever virtual Poetry & the
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 3:15pm to Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 3:45pm