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Native Nations Poetry Anthology Wins PEN Oakland Award

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 3:44pm
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When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through

The Norton anthology of Native Nations poetry, When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through, coedited by Eidson Chair in American Literature LeAnne Howe and US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, has won a prestigious PEN Oakland Award.  

PEN Oakland Josephine Miles awards, named for the late poet and Professor at The University of California at Berkeley, were created to provide recognition for outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community.  Read more here.

The 2021 PEN Oakland Award winners will be formally recognized on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 P.M. PST. This will be a virtual event. A Zoom link will come later. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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