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Wellesley College professor wins prestigious poetry award

Posted by Martin Finucane February 27, 2007 11:00 AM


A Wellesley College professor has been awarded a prestigious prize for his poetry, the Bloomberg news service reports.

Frank Bidart, an English professor who has been at the school for more than 30 years, won the Bollingen Prize in Poetry for 2007. The prize is awarded biennially by Yale University and comes with a $100,000 award. Bidart is currently editing a collection of poetry by Robert Lowell, along with teaching poetry workshops and 20th century poetry.

-- Adam Sell

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