Monday, September 16, 2013

Poet Philip Levine wins $100k Prize

Former United States poet laureate Philip Levine has been awarded the Academy of American Poets’ Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The award, which comes with a $100,000 prize, is given annually for “outstanding and proven mastery of the art of poetry.”

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Levine visited the Writers Institute in 1996: A video about the visit aired in 1999 on "The Writer," a series coproduced by the Writers Institute and WMHT.