Stephen Gibson, the poet and English professor who taught at Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus for 32 years before his retirement last year, has won the 2017 Miller Williams Poetry Prize, judged by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
Gibson won for his book Self-Portrait in a Door-Length Mirror. A winner of many awards, including the Donald Justice Poetry Prize in 2014, Gibson’s previous poetry collections include The Garden of Earthly Delights of Ghazals, … Continue reading Stephen Gibson named 2017 Miller Williams Poetry Prize winner
Palm Beach State College Professor Stephen Gibson has won a Donald Justice Poetry Prize for his latest poetry collection “Rorschach Art Too.”
The award, open to all American poets, comes with a cash prize and a publication deal. Gibson said his poetry collection is scheduled for publication in June.
He is among four winners selected during the biennial competition coordinated by the Poetry Center at West Chester University in Pennsylvania; two were selected for 2014 and two for 2015. … Continue reading English professor wins Donald Justice Poetry Prize