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Congratulations, Patricia Smith!

As announced by the Associated Press:

Poet Patricia Smith has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement, a $100,000 honor presented by the Chicago-based Poetry Foundation.

Previous winners include W.S. Merwin, Kay Ryan and the current poet laureate, Joy Harjo. Smith is known for such collections as Blood Dazzler and Incendiary Art, a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2018.

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