Michael Wasson is one of five winners of the Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine 2019 Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships.

Wasson, 29, will get a $25,800 prize. He graduated from Lapwai High School in 2009, and from Lewis-Clark State College in 2012.

Wasson will join fellow winners Franny Choi, Jane Huffman, Jose Olivarez and Justin Phillip Reed at a joint appearance Oct. 3 at Poetry Day in Chicago.

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