Poetry & The Creative Mind

Virtual Gala Supporting National Poetry Month


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.

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


Lauren Ambrose

Orlando Bloom

Hasan Minhaj

Samin Nosrat

Sandra Oh

Sarah Sze

& more

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

Click here to register

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NOTE: This is a virtual (online) event
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