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Lecturer awarded national poetry prize

Literature lecturer Charles Atkinson has been named winner of The Sow's Ear Poetry Review annual chapbook competition. The winning volume will be published in 2006. He was also the runner-up in Atlanta Review's 2005 international poetry competition.

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Charles Atkinson

Atkinson has won prizes in a number of national poetry competitions over the last several years including: the 2004 annual poetry award from The Ledge magazine, the 2002 Briar Cliff Review Prize from Briar Cliff College, the 2001 Emily Dickinson Award from Universities West Press, and second prize in the 2002 War Poetry Contest sponsored by All of these awards carry prizes of $1,000.

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