Mai Der Vang, born and raised in Fresno and now a teacher at Clovis Community College, is the 2016 Walt Whitman Award winner. Along with a $5,000 cash prize and a six-week residency in Umbria, Italy, Vang’s submitted manuscript – titled “Afterland” – will be published in April 2017 by Graywolf Press.
Mai Der Vang, born and raised in Fresno and now a teacher at Clovis Community College, is the 2016 Walt Whitman Award winner. Along with a $5,000 cash prize and a six-week residency in Umbria, Italy, Vang’s submitted manuscript – titled “Afterland” – will be published in April 2017 by Graywolf Press. Courtesy of Mai Der Vang
Mai Der Vang, born and raised in Fresno and now a teacher at Clovis Community College, is the 2016 Walt Whitman Award winner. Along with a $5,000 cash prize and a six-week residency in Umbria, Italy, Vang’s submitted manuscript – titled “Afterland” – will be published in April 2017 by Graywolf Press. Courtesy of Mai Der Vang

Mai Der Vang wins 2016 Walt Whitman poetry award

March 23, 2016 4:51 PM