Ed Roberson Wins Jackson Poetry Prize

Ed Roberson is the recipient of the 2020 Jackson Poetry Prize. The prize is awarded annually by Poets & Writers to an "American poet of exceptional talent," and comes with a monetary award of $70,000 intended to provide poets with time and encouragement to write. Three judges—poets Nikky Finney, Anne Waldman, and Robert Wrigley—selected Roberson from a group of 20 nominees who, in turn, were nominated by 20 poets. 

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