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Crown Heights Writer and Librarian Wins Prestigious National Poetry Award

An eleventh-hour application to a prestigious poetry fellowship has paid off for Crown Heights writer and librarian Cyrée Jarelle Johnson.   Johnson — who writes poetry described as “fierce, at times chaotic” by the New York Times — applied for the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship just hours before the deadline, not […]