Prof Joshua Bennett Wins the 2023 Paterson Poetry Prize!

Published on: July 6, 2023

thestudyofhumanlifeThe 2023 Paterson Poetry Prize Winners are Joshua Bennett for The Study of Human Life (Penguin Books, New York, NY) and Tom Sleigh for The King’s Touch: Poems (Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, MN).

Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Founder & Executive Director, of The Poetry Center at PCCC says of these books:

“Joshua Bennett’s book, The Study of Human Life, captures the extraordinary in ordinary lives, and explores black experiences and relationships. This book is brilliant and moving.

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