Whit­ing Foun­da­tion

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LIT­ER­A­TURE AWARDS

Seven writ­ers re­ceived 2018 Whit­ing Awards. They are po­ets Rickey Lau­ren­tiis of Pittsburgh and Tommy Pico of New York City; fic­tion writ­ers Patty Yumi Cot­trell and Weike Wang, both of New York City, and Bron­tez Pur­nell of Oak­land; non­fic­tion writer Esmé Wei­jun Wang of

San Francisco; and poet and non­fic­tion writer Anne Boyer of Kansas City, Mis­souri. They each re­ceived $50,000. The an­nual awards are given to emerg­ing writ­ers. There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. Whit­ing Foun­da­tion, 16 Court Street, Suite 2308, Brook­lyn, NY 11241.

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