The Academy of American Poets: National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month for the Academy of American Poets it was inaugurated in April of 1996 and wants to:

  • Bring attention to the Art of Poetry,
  • Bring attention to living Poets,
  • Bring attention to Poetic Heritage, and
  • Is inspired by the Black History Month (February), Women’s History Month (March).

One of the goals of the Academy of American Poets for National Poetry Month every April is to make poetry a more important part of the school curriculum and increase public and private philanthropic support for poets and poetry.

For beginner poets from the Academy of American Poets go to:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: K-O Dictionary of Links to African-American Writers:■The Black & African Art Museum of TWOAA®: The Writings of African-Americans®

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Letters and Speeches:

http://members.aol.com/klover01/martinsp.htm-3k

Mosley, Walter: K-O Dictionary of Links to African-American Writers

Walter Mosley:

http://www.waltermosley.com

Toni Morrison: P-T Dictionary of Links to African-American Writers

Toni Morrison: Noble Prize in Literature 1993:

http://nobleprize.org/nobel_prize/literature/lauveates/1993/-14k

Tres M. Scott, Paranormal Psychological Writer: P-T Dictinary of Links to African-American Writers

Best Bloggs by Blogged in Crisis Reporting by Tres Mali Scott on The Writings of African-Americans
Tres M. Scott, M.Ed., M.S., ABD Paranormal Psychological Writer:

http://tmscconsultingservices.wordpress.com

http://paranormalpsychology.wordpress.com

Tres M. Scott, Poet: P-T Dictionary of Links to African-American Writers

Crisis Reporting by Tres M. Scott on The Writings of African Americans
Crisis Reporting by Tres M. Scott on The Writings of African Americans
Tres M. Scott, Black African-American Poet:

http://tresmaliscott.wordpress.com

Maya Angelou Bio: K-O Dictionary of Links to African-American Writers

Maya Angelou—–Wikipedia the free encyclopedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou-105k