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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Poet awarded 100K

Reward for a lifetime's output

From the BBC

Pulitzer Prize-winner Philip Levine has received a $100,000 ($63,000) lifetime achievement prize from the American Academy of Poets.
The 85-year-old former US poet laureate was awarded the Wallace Stevens Award for "outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry".

Levine is best known for his detailed portraits of working class Detroit.
His poetry collections include Not This Pig, What Work Is and News of the World.

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