April is National Poetry Month!
Did you know that National Poetry Month, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets and held each April, is the largest literary celebration in the world?
Here are some ways you can celebrate courtesy of the AAP:
- Follow the literally thousands of National Poetry Month celebrations taking place using #npm15 and follow the Academy of American Poets on Twitter @POETSorg.
- Use the new National Poetry Month logo on your website(s). It can be downloaded here.
- Order a free National Poetry Month poster (designed by Roz Chast).
- Invite K-12 students to participate in the Dear Poet project by writing letters in response to poems shared by award-winning poets serving on the Academy’s Board of Chancellors.
- Attend Poetry & the Creative Mind, a celebration of poetry from the reader’s perspective featuring leading and luminary actors, artists, and public figures on April 15 in New York City.
- Participate in National Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30.
- Sign up for Poem-a-Day.
- Join the Academy of American Poets.
- Share your photos and feedback about your National Poetry Month celebrations by emailing gro.s1508476825teop@1508476825mpn1508476825.
How will you celebrate National Poetry Month?