D.A. Powell and Linda Gregerson: Chronic

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book.jpgChronic (Graywolf)

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.