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About National Poetry Month

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of businesses and non-profit organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events.

Visit the Poets.org to learn more about National Poetry Month.

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Rutgers English-New Brunswick Celebrates National Poetry Month - April 2010

Rutgers English-New Brunswick celebrates National Poetry Month by honoring the poetic and scholarly achievements of its faculty, students, and alumni.


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