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Jan 17 2012

New York, January 17—Tree Swenson, Executive Director of the Academy of American Poets, announced that Toi Derricotte, Jane Hirshfield, and Arthur Sze have been elected to the Board of Chancellors, the Academy's advisory board of distinguished poets.

Aug 24 2011

$25,000 for the year's most outstanding book of poetry

Aug 22 2011
$5,000 for an outstanding second book