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What does AAP stand for?

AAP stands for Academy of American Poets

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Nelson is a current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, two Pushcart Prizes, two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, and the 1990 Connecticut Arts Award.
He was a semifinalist for the 2011 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and was a recipient of an Academy of American Poets award, the Connecticut Poetry Society's Al Savard Award, as well as four Pushcart Prize nominations.
In addition, he has won The Academy of American Poets Prize, the William Van Wert Fiction Award, and The Ruby Lloyd Apsey Award for Playwriting.
He is a recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and the Daily News Poetry Prize from The Caribbean Writer, as well as poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
He received numerous literary awards during his career, including the Ibn Sina Prize, the Lenin Peace Prize, the 1969 Lotus prize from the Union of Afro-Asian Writers, France's Knight of Arts and Belles Lettres medal in 1997, the 2001 Prize for Cultural Freedom from the Lannan Foundation, the Moroccan Wissam of intellectual merit handed to him by King Mohammad VI of Morocco, and the Stalin Peace Prize, according to the Academy of American Poets.
Or how about this, from a talk at the 25th anniversary dinner of the Academy of American Poets, in 1959: "My own idea of poetry isn't of its climbing on top of the earth.