Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month reminds the public that poets have an integral role to play in our culture and that poetry matters. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, families, and, of course, poets, marking poetry’s important place in our lives. NJSACC honors all of our nation’s wonderful poets.
National Poetry Month Resources:
- About National Poetry Month
- Interested in NJSACC’s Pen Pal Program? Click here to sign up and begin writing and sharing your poems with a pen pal!
- The Academy of American Poets Announces Virtual Programs for the 25th Anniversary of National Poetry Month
- Turn Your Students into Published Authors!
NJSACC staff has taken full advantage of this opportunity to curate and compile a list of top resources that support teaching and sharing various cultural celebrations with the youth you serve. This resource guide has been bookmarked and indexed. Once you’ve downloaded this PDF, you may either scroll through or select each resource from the table of contents. To go back, click on the BACK button located on the bottom of each page.