The Poetry Foundation has revealed the twenty-nine finalists for its five coveted Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship awards. The winners of the fifteen-thousand-dollar prizes, given annually to support poets between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-one in their writing and study of poetry, will be announced by September 1.
Out of a reported eleven-hundred entrants, the finalists are:
George David Clark
Patrick Ryan Frank
Miriam Bird Greenberg
Frances Justine Post