Congrats, dear Jane!
Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships
Five Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships in the amount of $15,000 will be awarded to young poets through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry. Established in 1989 by the Indianapolis philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry.
The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine announce the 35 finalists for the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships.
2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship Finalists
Patrick Ryan Frank
Hannah Sanghee Park
Erika L. Sanchez
Mairead Small Staid
Phillip B. Williams
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About the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship Program
Established in 1989 by Ruth Lilly to encourage the further writing and study of poetry, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship program has dramatically expanded since its inception. Until 1995, university writing programs nationwide each nominated one student poet for a single fellowship; from 1996 until 2007, two fellowships were awarded. In 2008 the competition was opened to all U.S. poets between 21 and 31 years of age, and the number of fellowships increased to five, totaling $75,000.