Gary Young, Porter Faculty Member, Wins Poetry Award

July 11, 2017


We are pleased to announce that Gary Young has won the 2017 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award for his manuscript That's What I Thought. Persea will publish the collection in Fall 2018.

The Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award is an annual collaboration between Persea Books and The Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Project. It is open to any poet who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems. The winner receives an advance of $1,000.00, publication of his/her collection by Persea, and a stipend of $1,000 for expenses related to the promotion of the collection (e.g. travel to and from readings).