2015 Stanley Kunitz Award Presentation

Michael D. True, PhD, of Worcester, Massachusetts, has been chosen to recieve the first annual Stanley Kunitz Meda, awarded through a bequest from two-time Poet Laureate of The United States, Pulitzer Prize winning poet, and Worcester native, Stanley Kunitz.

The medal is awarded to a person with a strong Worcester County (MA) connection who best exemplifies Stanley Kunitz's life-long commitment to poetry and poets.  The award recognizes the total commitment to poetry as Stanley lived it; teach poetry, mentoring poets, speaking poetry, publishing poetry, and supporting organizations which nuture poetry.

An award ceremony to concide with Kunitz's birthday celebration will be held at Stanley Kunitz's Boyhood Home, 4 Woodford Street, Worcester, MA on Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2 p.m.  Seating is extremely limited; therefor, please RSVP to [email protected] for ticket information.