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Joy Harjo Wins the Wallace Stevens Award

The Academy of American Poets announced on Thursday that Joy Harjo has won the Wallace Stevens Award, recognizing her outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry.  The award carries a $100,000 stipend.  Ms. Harjo was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (where she still lives), and is a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation.  She received […]

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2014 American Poets Prizes Announced

On Tuesday, August 26, the Academy of American Poets announced the winners of the 2014 American Poets Prizes, which are considered some of the most valuable poetry prizes awarded in America, with over $200,000 given out to poets at different stages of their careers.  The following is a list of winners from the Academy’s website […]