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Sophie Kerr Prize Event


Date: 7:30pm EDT May 15, 2020

Announcing the winner of the Sophie Kerr Prize!

This event to announce the winner of the annual Sophie Kerr Prize features a keynote address by a noted author and readings by the student-finalists. Previous speakers have included National Book Award-winner Colum McCann, Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Dirda, renowned poet Mary Jo Salter, author and 1982 Sophie Kerr Prize Winner Peter Turchi, author Roy Kesey, and journalist, author, and literary critic Maureen Corrigan. In 2020, the Prize will be valued at $63,537. This event is free and open to the public.