National Poetry Month


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Poetry Month, National

April
Established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month centers attention on the contributions and accomplishments of American poets. Activities during the month-long event, which is celebrated primarily by educational institutions, libraries, bookstores, and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and Canada, include poetry readings, poetry festivals, displays and exhibits, workshops, and other events designed to help Americans of all ages learn more about poetry and its place in our contemporary culture.
CONTACTS:
Academy of American Poets
584 Broadway, Ste. 604
New York, NY 10012
212-274-0343; fax: 212-274-9427
www.poets.org
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Acknowledge these important literary figures in our library collections and introduce them to our young library users during National Poetry Month, and throughout the year.
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