Poetry Center Joins National Poetry Coalition, to Launch Programs on Migration

Friday, December 16, 2016
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY -- “We believe through reading, writing and discussing poems we learn about one another on our most human level, which inspires empathy and compassion, and hopefully positive change,” Academy of American Poets executive director Jennifer Benka said. Members of the coalition include the Academy of American Poets, Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and National Student Poets Program, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, CantoMundo, Cave Canem, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Kundiman, Lambda Literary Foundation, Letras Latinas at Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, Mass Poetry, O Miami, The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at San Francisco State University, Poetry Foundation, Poetry Project, Poetry Society of America, Poets House, Split This Rock, University of Arizona Poetry Center, Urban Word and the National Poet Laureate Program and the Wick Poetry Center.