Academy Of American Poets

New York, NY

75 MAIDEN LANE NO 901, New York, NY 10038
EIN: 13-1879953

About

Today, the academy fulfills the first portion of its original mission ("to support american poets at all stages of their careers") by administering seven major awards-from a first-book prize through a lifetime-achievement award-and nearly 200 college prizes at schools across the country. To fulfill the second half our mission ("to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry"), the academy administers several programs: poets. Org, the award-winning website which was launched in 1997 and now receives one million unique visitors each month; national poetry month (april), established by the academy in 1996 and now the largest literary celebration in the world; the online poetry classroom, an online resource providing free poetry lesson plans and other tools for teachers; the poetry audio archive, a collection of nearly 500 recordings dating back to the 1960s; and american poet, our biannual literary journal and magazine for members.

$15M

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11

Employees

$7M

Annual Revenue

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501(c)3

25

Volunteers

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