Academy of American Poets
Academy of American Poets

Apr 17, 2013

Academy of American Poets Presents: The 11th Annual Poetry & the Creative Mind

Join the Academy of American Poets for Poetry & the Creative Mind, a spectacular evening featuring leading artists and public figures reading their favorite poems. Our 2013 lineup includes Jad Abumrad, Mario Batali, Dick Cavett, Patricia Clarkson, Tyne Daly, Glen Hansard, National Student Poet Claire Lee, Stew, Rose Styron, Amber Tamblyn, Calvin Trillin, and Kathleen Turner.

Poetry & the Creative Mind celebrates National Poetry Month, established by the Academy in 1996 and now the largest literary celebration in the world. Proceeds from this event allow the Academy to donate free classroom materials to thousands of schools and libraries across the country.

The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 and connects tens of millions of people to great poetry every year. For more information, visit