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Tracy K. Smith accepts the Hall-Kenyon Prize in American Poetry
December 12, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
New Hampshire Public Radio is proud to announce United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith as the 2018 winner of the Hall-Kenyon Prize in American Poetry.
The award honors the late Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon — married poets who lived and wrote at Hall’s ancestral home in Wilmot, New Hamspshire. Hall is a former poet laureate of the United States and a recipient of the 2010 National Medal of the Arts, and Kenyon is a former poet laureate of New Hampshire. After a long and lauded career, Donald Hall passed away this past June.
Smith will accept the award at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire. The evening will include a reading from Smith as well as a remembrance of Donald Hall.