Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Five young poets have received fellowships worth more than $25,000 apiece.
On Tuesday, the Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine announced this year's winners of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. The poets are Safia Elhillo, Hieu Minh Nguyen, sam sax, Natalie Scenters-Zapico, and Paul Tran. With prize money totaling $129,000, each will be given $25,800.
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Plans have stalled to redevelop the Simon estate in suburban Indianapolis into a neighborhood of luxury homes.
Home-builder Paul Estridge and developer Michael Browning last year announced the project. Asherwood, the mansion and Carmel property where the late mall magnate and Indiana Pacers co-owner Mel Simon lived with his wife, Bren, had been for sale before that time.