The Academy of American Poets' annual gala presents luminaries from across the arts sharing favorite poems for National Poetry Month.
About this event
Poetry & the Creative Mind is presented by the Academy of American Poets, the nation's leading organization championing poets and poetry.
This special event, which features actors, artists, and leaders from across culture, celebrates poetry's important place in our society and its impact on the lives of readers.
Richard Blanco & Terrance Hayes
with readings from
Bill T. Jones
Dr. Saad Omer
Join us for our live broadcast Apr 28, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. EDT, free to all attendees.
Supporting this event
As our signature National Poetry Month reading, Poetry & the Creative Mind also raises funds to support the Academy of American Poets Education Program, which serves over 100,000 K–12 students each year.
Your generous contribution, should you choose to make one, is a tax-deductible investment in the programs and publications of the Academy of American Poets, a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit.