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Academy of American Poets presents the 17th annual Poetry and the Creative Mind
April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Poetry & the Creative Mind is a celebration of the presence of poetry across the arts, and throughout our lives, which features a star-studded line-up of luminaries presenting readings from poetry’s most significant voices.
The 17th annual celebration will include readings and performances from Emmy Award-winning journalist Ann Curry; founding member of the Magnetic Fields Stephin Merritt; James Beard Award-winning chef Daniel Rose; multimedia artist Toyin Ojih Odutola; award-winning actors Ellen Burstyn and Josh Charles; philanthropist David Rockefeller Jr.; Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall; Tony Award-winning dancer Savion Glover; Pulitzer Prize-nominated memoirist, poet, and President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Elizabeth Alexander; and other special guests.