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Jorie Graham Wins $100,000 Wallace Stevens Award

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017

No Text We are delighted to announce that acclaimed American poet Jorie Graham has received the Wallace Stevens Award for life time achievement!

Jorie has been awarded $100,000 and joins the ranks of past winners such as Adrienne Rich and John Ashbery. The prize was established to reward those with an "outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry" and recipients are chosen by the Academy of American Poets.

Jorie's work includes the Pulitzer Prize winning The Dream of the Unified Field, P L A C E which was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot and the Forward Prize, and her latest collection Fast, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

Alongside Jorie, the American Academy of Poets awarded various prizes to Ed Roberson, Patrick Rosal, Thomas E. Peterson and Sam Sax.

Congratulations, Jorie!

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