UM: Poetry

Publishers Weekly reports that “Space in Chains” by Laura Kasischke has won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. The awards were presented in New York on March 8. Kasischke teaches creative writing at the University of Michigan. According to the PW report, in accepting the award Kasischke said, “I’ve never won anything like this before,” and thanked her husband and son for giving her all her material, “for better or for worse.” [Source]