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Research guide for the study of poetry

April: National Poetry Month

The Academy of American Poets established National Poetry Month in 1996. Along the way [they] enlisted a variety of government agencies and officials, educational leaders, publishers, sponsors, poets, and arts organizations to help.

Poetry & Tea @Alkek

Celebrate National Poetry Month! Discover and explore poetry over a cup of tea in the Alkek Open Theater. Come and go event. You bring the mug, we'll provide the rest! April 25, 2019 ; 10am-1pm.

Poets Laureate

Carrie Fountain, 2019 Poet Laureate of Texas

Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle, Young People's Poet Laureate

Photo Credit: Cybele Knowles; Follow @YPPLaureate