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Journalists, Authors, and Poets on Stamps

Our mission is to share information about journalists, authors, and poets who have been honored on postage stamps worldwide. We do this by researching and publishing member-written articles about them in our newsletter.

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We are a study unit of the American Topical Association, an affiliate (#68) of the American Philatelic Society, and a chapter (#54) of the American First Day Cover Society.

Affiliated With:

The American Topical Association (ATA) helps us by providing checklists of stamps from around the world featuring journalists, authors, or poets.

The American Philatelic Society (est. 1886), the largest stamp collecting organization in the world, has something for every collector.

The American First Day Cover Society (AFDCS) promotes collection of stamps on envelopes (covers) postmarked in the city and on the date of the first day of issue.

Parade of Authors on Stamps
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See our Bulletin

We offer some sample bulletins here for your review. If you like what you see, and if you are a collector of journalists, authors, or poets on stamps, consider joining our study group. The bulletin is published quarterly as a PDF. Membership dues are $7 USD payable by December 31 for the following calendar year.

Join our Group

Tell us about yourself and send your first dues payment to our Secretary-Treasurer. We will never share your contact data with anyone outside our small group. See the Contacts page on this site for where to send your payment and information.