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Ilya Kaminsky Awarded Lannan Literary Fellowship

By The Editors

Ilya Kaminsky, poetry editor at Words Without Borders, has been awarded a two-year literary fellowship by the Lannan Foundation. From their website:

The Lannan Literary Awards and Fellowships were established in 1989 to honor both established and emerging writers whose work is of exceptional quality. Over the last 19 years, Lannan Foundation, through its Awards and Fellowships program, has awarded 171 writers and poets more than $13 million. The awards recognize writers who have made significant contributions to English-language literature. The fellowships recognize writers of distinctive literary merit who demonstrate potential for continued outstanding work.

Our congratulations to him on his achievement!

Published Dec 11, 2008   Copyright 2008 The Editors

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