Congratulations to inaugural poet Richard Blanco, whose book Looking for The Gulf Motel has been awarded the 2013 Paterson Poetry Prize. The book has also received the Thom Gunn Award from The Publishing Triangle.
Pitt poet Alicia Suskin Ostriker's collection The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems, 1979–2011 has been chosen for the 2013 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement, open to previous winners of the Paterson Poetry Prize.
Congratulations to David Wojahn, 2013 co-winner of the prestigious Nicholas Roerich Museum Poets' Prize, for his recent collection, World Tree.
Wanda Coleman has received the annual Book Award presented by The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, for The World Falls Away.