The 2012 Larry Levis Post-Graduate Stipend has been awarded to Justin Gardiner. Justin will receive $10,000 to complete his first book of poetry. Judge Mary Szybist said of his manuscript, “I am thrilled to be able to select this outstanding poet for particular recognition and support.”
The Levis Stipend is an award given to support a graduate of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers who is completing his or her first book. The stipend alternates between awards for poetry and for fiction.