Announcing the 2019 Poetry Society of Virgina Book Award Winner

Elizabeth Murawaski


The Poetry Society of Virginia is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Murawaski has won our annual Book Award Contest in 2019 for her work titled, "Heiress", published by Texas Review Press. Elisabeth Murawski holds an MFA from George Mason University and is a well-published poet. She has been awarded a Hawthornden fellowship and the May Swenson Poetry Award, as well as residencies at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Achill Heinrich Boll Association, she is author of the collection Moon and Mercury and two chapbooks--Troubled by an Angel and Out-Patients. Over 200 of her poems have appeared in journals that include Yale Review, New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, Field, Ontario Review, Antioch Review, Southern Review, Dubliner, Poetry Northwest, and others. She is a native of Chicago, but currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia. | Link: Texas Review Press

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