Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards


Past Event
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Location Info:

L.A. Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA  90071
25th Anniversary Celebration and Reading by 2017 Awardees Hosted by Alice Quinn, Executive Director, Poetry Society of America 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of one of contemporary poetry’s most prestigious awards—Claremont Graduate University’s Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, given for poetry volumes published in the preceding year and created to both honor the poet and provide the resources that allow artists to continue working towards the pinnacle of their craft. In a celebration moderated by the Poetry Society of America’s Executive Director Alice Quinn, join us for an evening looking back at 25 years of this special prize along with readings by this year’s winners Vievee Francis and Phillip B. Williams.


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