Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is pleased to announce that Timothy Donnelly of Brooklyn, New York, has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book of poetry. The award, given annually to a mid-career poet, is one of the largest monetary poetry prizes in the United States.
Katherine Larson, a research scientist and field ecologist from Tucson, Arizona, has won the $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for her book of poetry. The Kate Tufts Discovery Award is given annually for a first book by a poet of genuine promise.
A ceremony for this year's winners will be held on the campus of Claremont Graduate University at 5 p.m. on April 19. Author Maxine Hong Kingston will give special remarks.