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Poets and Writers - - Grants & Awards - GWEN­DOLYN BROOKS CEN­TEN­NIAL PO­ETRY PRIZE

Tiana Clark of Nashville won the Gwen­dolyn Brooks Cen­ten­nial Po­etry Prize for a group of po­ems. She re­ceived $2,000. Cle­monce Heard of Still­wa­ter, Ok­la­homa, won the $1,000 sec­ond-place prize. Their win­ning po­ems will be pub­lished in Ob­sid­ian. The one-time award hon­ored the legacy of poet Gwen­dolyn Brooks and was given to an emerg­ing poet for a group of po­ems.

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