Megan Grumbling‘s first book of poems, Booker’s Point, won the Vassar Miller Prize and will be published in April. She is also the librettist for an opera, Persephone in the Late Anthropocene, that will premiere in May at SPACE Gallery. megangrumbling.com.
Congratulations to Greta Bank on her recent Joan Mitchell Foundation grant and recognition. Greta was awarded this grant because of both the excellence of her work and her commitment to her career and community.
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And in case you missed it, a hundred-year-old American Chestnut at Hewnoaks was found to be the tallest such tree in North America.