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Kay Ryan’s Big Week

By Women's Voices For Change
Women's Voices For Change

Yesterday Kay Ryan, who from 2008 until 2010 served as the country’s 16th poet laureate, received a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation “genius award,” described by the Foundation as a fellowship for “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

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