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Another Major Literary Award For My Wife Patricia Smith

Congratulations to my brilliant wife Patricia Smith for still another major literary award. The Library of Congress is naming her the winner of the 2014 Rebeka Johnson Bobbitt Prize for Poetry for her most recent collection, Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah. … Continue reading

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My Wife Patricia Smith Wins Top Poetry Honor

My wife Patricia Smith has just been named the winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for her latest book, Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah. This is highest award an American poet can win short of, perhaps, the Pulitzer “I can’t … Continue reading

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More Honors For My Brilliant Wife Patricia Smith

My wife Patricia Smith has won her second Pushcart prize for poetry. And she’s just been selected as a MacDowell Fellow and will be spending several weeks working at the New Hampshire artist colony this summer. This is a big … Continue reading

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Video of a Joint Reading: Literary Soulmates Patricia Smith and Bruce DeSilva

This summer, my wife Patricia Smith and I did a reading together at the Nexus Lounge in Manhattan, part of the wonderful Inspired Word reading series sponsored by Michael Geffner. The performance, billed as “Literary Soulmates,” was captured in a … Continue reading

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