Lecturer in Creative Writing Monica Youn’s latest book of poems, Blackacre, has been longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award in Poetry. Blue Laws by poet Kevin Young, who was the 2014-15 Holmes Visiting Professor in the Program in Creative Writing, is also included. Both Youn and Young are previous nominees for the Award. Finalists will be announced on October 13, and winners will be announced at a ceremony in New York on November 16.
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