National Poetry Month set for April

April 2009
Reading Today;Apr/May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p34
The article offers information on the National Poetry Month sponsored by the Academy of American Poets which will be held in April 2009 in New York City. The event aims to increase the visibility of poetry, encourage poetry creation and reading, and nurture local poetry communities. It notes that the Academy of American Poets will be distributing more than 200,000 posters concerning the event, host poetry readings, and offer online resources for teachers, parents, and librarians.


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