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Sister Tongue زبان خواهر author Farnaz Fatemi named 2023 Poet Laureate Fellow by the American Academy of Poets

Jul 25th, 2023

Sister Tongue cover imageCongratulations to “Sister Tongue زبان خواهر” author Farnaz Fatemi. She has been named a 2023 Poet Laureate Fellow by the Academy of American Poets. 

The Academy of American Poets announced today that it is awarding $50,000 each to its 2023 Poet Laureate Fellows for a combined total of $1.1 million. These twenty-three individuals serve as poets laureate of states, counties, and cities across the United States and will be leading public poetry programs in their respective communities in 2023–24. The Academy will additionally provide $114,500 total in matching grants to help secure the pledged support of the Fellows’ projects from twelve local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

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