Autumn House Press is pleased to announce we have been awarded a grant through the Academy of American Poets Poetry Fund in partnership with the Amazon Literary Partnership. This grant will support future publications and our mission. We would like to congratulate fellow grantees, thank the grantmaking panel, who included, Claudia Castro Luna, Kamilah Aisha Moon, and Brenda Shaughnessy for their faith in our authors and their work, and also express our gratitude for this support. Read the full press release here.
About the Academy of American Poets
Founded in 1934, the Academy of American Poets is the nation’s leading champion of poets and poetry with supporters in all fifty states. The Academy annually awards more funds to individual poets than any other organization through its prize program, giving a total of $1.25 million to more than 200 poets at various stages of their careers. The Academy also produces Poets.org, the world’s largest publicly-funded website for poets and poetry; originated and organizes National Poetry Month; publishes the popular Poem-a-Day series and American Poets magazine; provides award-winning resources to K–12 educators, including the Teach This Poem series; hosts an annual series of poetry readings and special events; and coordinates a national Poetry Coalition working together to promote the value poets bring to the country’s culture.