The Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award offers an impressive $100,000 prize to a poet entering the major phase of his/her career. Who are the judges? How are the decisions made? Where does the money come from? How does the prize alter a poet's life? We speak to this year's winner, D.A. Powell, and the chair judge, Linda Gregerson, to find out about poetry awards and how they are determined.
D. A. Powell