- highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets,
- encourage the reading of poems,
- assist teachers in bringing poetry into their classrooms,
- increase the attention paid to poetry by national and local media,
- encourage increased publication and distribution of poetry books, and
- encourage support for poets and poetry.
View our digital book display of American poetry titles on our Homepage or check out a full list of American poetry titles available in CLAMS in our Encore catalog.