The Freeing of the Dust

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudge
1975The Freeing of the DustNew Directions$25,000Hayden Carruth


Denise Levertov was born in Ilford, Essex, England, on October 24, 1923. She was educated entirely at home and claimed to have decided to become a writer at the age of five. At age seventeen she had her first poem published in Poetry Quarterly.

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