National Poetry Month

This April marks the 21st anniversary of National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.

Celebrate Locally

To celebrate locally, we’ll feature a Poem of the Week on our website, highlighting our local Delaware poets. To see what’s out there for you to experience, visit, your place to find arts and cultural events happening throughout the First State.

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Poem of the Week

April 3 : Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills, Delaware Poets Laureate

April 10: Larry Kelts, 2017 Individual Artist Fellow, Emerging Professional, Literature: Poetry

April 17: Mia Wilson, 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Silver Medalist, Poetry

April 24: Phillip Bannowsky, 2017 Individual Artist Fellow, Established Professional, Literature: Poetry