National Student Poet Louis Lafair reveals his early introduction to poetry, his favorite poets and why he reads them, and what he discovers in poetry.
As a National Student Poet, Michaela Coplen has a goal “to spread appreciation of poetry at all levels…to encourage people to make poetry a part of their daily lives, reading, writing, or listening to one poem a day.”
National Student Poet Michaela Coplen noticed the voice of the military family in literature was absent. “I’ve always wanted to help fill that void.”
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.