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Rodney Gómez Receives $50k Fellowship

Orison Books author Rodney Gómez (Arsenal With Praise Song), the Poet Laureate of McAllen, Texas, has been awarded a $50,000 Poets Laureate Fellowship from The Academy of American Poets. Gómez will create a high school workshop series to encourage poetry from the border, a youth anthology, and a website for young poets. Read more about Gómez and the other fellowship recipients at


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