via Poet Patricia Spears Jones wins $50,000 prize — New Pittsburgh Courier

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn-based poet has won a $50,000 prize given for “exceptional talent” that merits greater recognition. Patricia Spears Jones is this year’s recipient of the Jackson Poetry Prize, Poets & Writers told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Judges praised Jones, whose previous honors include a Pushcart Prize, for her “sophisticated and […]

via Poet Patricia Spears Jones wins $50,000 prize — New Pittsburgh Courier

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s