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Laura Boss Wins First International Poetry Award

Laura Boss

Laura Boss

Congratulations are in order for Guernica poet Laura Boss, who has won the First International Poetry Award at the Poetry Festival at the Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea, Wales on June 18, 2011.  As part of the Award, Boss was given a monetary award, a plaque, and an original signed print by Egyptian-American artist, Dr. Adel Gorgy. The festival was sponsored by the Seventh Quarry Press of Wales and Cross-Cultural Communications Press of New York.

Laura Boss is the author of Flashlight, published by Guernica Editions in 2010. Check out pictures from her launch party here.

Order Flashlight online:
Canada, USA: University of Toronto Press Distribution (800-565-9523)
Europe: Gazelle Book Services (0-152-46-87-65)

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