Nathaniel Mackey, Black Poetry after the Black Arts Movement Speaker, Awarded 2015 Bollingen Prize

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HBW is proud to congratulate poet Nathaniel Mackey, who will serve as a speaker at HBW’s upcoming NEH Summer Institute Black Poetry after the Black Arts Movement, on winning Yale University’s prestigious 2015 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry!

“I’m thrilled to learn that I’ve been awarded the Bollingen Prize,” Mackey says. “Joining so distinguished a group of recipients makes it especially moving. I’m deeply honored by the recognition and endorsement the award represents.”

Read more about Mackey’s honor here, and apply to study under Mackey at HBW’s BPBAM Summer Insitute here.