The WNBA has selected Amy King, poet, professor of Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College and Executive Board Member of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.
|“Vida’s mission as a research-driven organization is to increase critical attention to contemporary women’s further transparency around gender equality issues in contemporary literary culture.”
(from VIDA’s website
The WNBA Award is presented every second year to a “living American woman who derives part or all of her income from books and allied arts, and who has done meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation.”
To learn more about this award and previous winners,
please visit http://www.wnba-books.org/wnba-awards/wnbaawards.
The award will be presented at a special event June 6, 2015, as part of WNBA’s annual meeting, to be held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana.