The Brookline Poetry Series Weblog

March 8, 2008

News You Can Use

Filed under: Uncategorized — brooklinepoetry @ 3:22 pm

First, congratulations to our own dear Ann Killough, who has just won the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award for her amazing first full-length collection, Beloved Idea.

I told Ann I think it will win the Pulitzer as well and she doesn’t believe me.  We’ll see…

I also want to give a free plug to Bert Stern and Tam Lin Neville’s Off the Grid Press.  What a wonderful venture–a place for poets over age 60 to publish their work.  The inagural title, Loyalty: New and Selected Poems, by Henry Braun, has just won a 2008 Maine Literary Award.

Bert and Tam are true believers.  They work tirelessly for poets.  We love them.

— SR


1 Comment »

  1. Right on!
    How’d we get to mingle with the famously gifted?
    Hooray for prizes, and hip-hip-hooray for the deep topsoil that grows them!

    Comment by John Anderson-Douthit — March 8, 2008 @ 3:47 pm | Reply

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