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THE 2016 BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY MILT KESSLER POETRY BOOK AWARD
Yusef Komunyakaa for The Emperor of Water Clocks
from Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Judge: Maria Mazziotti Gillan
Yusef Komunyakaa's The Emperor of Water Clocks is a stunning tour-de-force, a book both personal and lyrical, political and celebratory.
This book is a significant work by a major American poet."
Kessler Award Finalists for 2016:
(in alphabetical order)