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Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry

July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM EDT

The biennial, privately funded $10,000 prize recognizes the most distinguished book of poetry written by an American and published during the preceding two years. The prize is donated by the family of the late Mrs. Bobbitt of Austin, Texas, in her memory, and established at the Library of Congress. Bobbitt was the late President Lyndon B. Johnson’s sister.
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July 31, 2014
12:00 AM EDT