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Sunday, November 01, 2009

the numbers

victoria chang breaks it down:

Since 1985, the Whiting has given out 69 awards to poets (this includes poets/nonfiction, and poets/other genres too).

*61% were male, 39% were female

*11% were awarded to African American poets

*3% were awarded to Asian American poets

*1% were awarded to Native American poets

1 comment:

j. pluecker said...

so a latino poet has never won? what a disgrace.