Publications & Prizes
2018–19 Emilia Galli Struppa Fellow of Virginia Humanities. 2015 Brown Foundation/MFAH Fellowship, Maison Dora Maar, Ménerbes, France. 2014 Langston Hughes Award, Langston Hughes Society, College Language Association (CLA). Honorary Doctor of Letters, Dickinson College, 2006. Poet Laureate, State of Louisiana, 2005–2007. Camargo Foundation Fellowship, Cassis, France, Spring 2004. American Book Award, 1998. Louisiana Division of the Arts Artist Fellowship, 1993. National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, 1990.