NEWS: 2012 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award announced

The winner of the 2012 LEE BENNETT HOPKINS/PENN STATE UNIVERSITY POETRY AWARD is WON TON: A CAT TALE TOLD IN HAIKU by Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin (Henry Holt, 2011). One honor book was selected, HIDDEN by Helen Frost (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011).

The winning title receives an honorarium of $1,000. A gold seal with art by Jessie Wilcox Smith is affixed to the book; a silver sticker for the honor book(s).

The award, established in 1993, is the first and only award of its type for poetry in the United States — given either for an original collection or anthology. A complete history of the award can be found at www.leebennetthopkins.com under PENN STATE.

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