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2015 Levis Prize goes to poet Sandra Lim

July 16, 2015

Sandra Lim is the winner of the 2015 Levis Reading Prize awarded by the Department of English and its MFA in Creative Writing program at Virginia Commonwealth University for her poetry collection “The Wilderness” (W.W. Norton, 2014).

The Levis Prize is awarded annually in the name of the late Larry Levis for the best first or second book of poetry published in the previous calendar year. Lim will receive an award of $5,000 and will read from her prize-winning work at 7 p.m., on Oct. 8, at the Grace Street Theater in Richmond, followed by a reception. 

VCU Libraries is among the sponsors of the event. 

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