Friday, October 30, 2009

Jericho Brown Wins Whiting Award

Congratulations to Jericho Brown, author of Please, on receiving a 2009 Whiting Writers' Award, given to recognize emerging writers. "The awards, which are $50,000 each, totaling $500,000, have been given annually since 1985 to writers of exceptional talent and promise in early career." Joan Kane and Jay Hopler also received the award for poetry.

"Jericho Brown and Salvatore Scibona Among Whiting Award Winners" on the Poets & Writers website.

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