Vermont College of Fine Arts hosts the Vermont Book Award Gala
"The Vermont Book Award is a literary prize administered by Vermont College of Fine Arts that honors work of outstanding literary merit by Vermont authors and celebrates the long tradition of literature in the state.... The winner is announced at the Vermont Book Award Gala, a celebratory evening of music, literature, and creative culture."
Greg Delanty was born in Cork City, Ireland, in 1958 and lived there until he made his home in Vermont in 1986. He became a US citizen in 1992. He has lived for more than half his life in Vermont, where he is the Poet in Residence at St. Michael’s College. Delanty has received numerous awards for his poetry including The Patrick Kavanagh Award (1983), The Allan Dowling Poetry Fellowship (1986), the Austin Clarke Centenary Poetry Award (1997), and a Guggenheim Fellowship for poetry (2008).
“A true poet” — The Guardian
September 22, 2018
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602