Congratulations to Pitt poet Lynn Emanuel, whose collection The Nerve of It was selected for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets. The prize includes a cash award of $25,000.
Congratulations to Cave Canem Foundation, recipient of the 2016 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, awarded by the National Book Foundation. In twelve years, this is the first time the award has been given to an organization. University of Pittsburgh Press publishes the winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize every third year.
We mourn the recent passing of Peter Oresick, a great friend, teacher, mentor, poet, painter, and champion of the arts in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary.
Congratulations to Nathalie Handal, winner of the 2016 George Ellenbogen Poetry Award from the Arab American National Museum for her collection The Republics.
Congratulations to Oscar Swan, author of Kaleidoscope of Poland, who is the recipient of 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the American Council for Polish Culture, for his contributions to American Polish Culture.
Congratulations to Edward Murphy, whose book For a Proper Home won the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.