Leslie Shinn wins poetry book prize

Ms. Leslie Shinn, coordinator for the College Biochemistry Program and the Roy and Diana Vagelos Scholars Program was awarded the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry for her collection, Inside Spiders. The prize includes a cash advance and publication of her collection by Persea Books. It also includes a residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center, a renowned artists retreat in a fifteenth-century castle in Umbertide, Italy. See more here.

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