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Media Contact: Stacy Lasner,
Publicity & Outreach Coordinator
slasner@poets.org, (212) 274-0343, ext. 22

Sep 12 2011

New York, September 12—Yusef Komunyakaa has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets.

Aug 24 2011
$25,000 for the year's most outstanding book of poetry

Aug 22 2011
$5,000 for an outstanding second book

Jun 02 2011
$25,000 for the translation of Modern Italian Poetry

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