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The Hecht Poetry Prize: with Andrew Motion
November 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize is awarded annually for a collection by a poet who has published no more than one previous book of verse. Prize judge Sir Andrew Motion is the author of several poetry collections, including Coming in to Land: Selected Poems 1975-2015, The Customs House, and Public Property. Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1984 and knighted in 1999, Motion has served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom.Christopher Cessac is the winner of the 13th Hecht Poetry Prize with his book The Youngest Ocean. A wine reception and book signing will follow this reading.
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