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Pioneer Poet Wins Award

By Michael Otero

Randall Taylor, The Pioneer’s staff poet, recently won first place in the undergraduate division of LIU Post’s Fiftieth Annual Poetry Contest, the John and Agnes McCarten Memorial Award, for his poem “Vermillion Bird.”

The Awards Ceremony where Taylor will accept his award will be held on April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Administration Building, Winnick House.  The evening will begin with a poetry reading by featured poets, Barbara Novack and Esther Weiner. This will be followed by the presentation of prizes to the contest winners, who will then, in program order, read their poems. The evening will conclude with a reception in honor of Ms. Novack and Ms. Weiner, and the contest winners.

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