Poet Jorie Graham receives prize from Library of Congress
Associated Press / 03:48 PM November 02, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Poet Jorie Graham is receiving an award from the Library of Congress.
Graham is this year’s winner of the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, the library announced Thursday. She was cited for her 2017 collection, “Fast”, in which Graham wrote of her battle with cancer and the global crises of war and ecological damage. Graham will receive $10,000 and will be honored at the library on Dec. 6.