Martín Espada recently received the Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry from the Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR) for the following poems:
- Award Ceremony Nightmare With Swedish Meatballs
- Big Bird Died for Your Sins
- Look At This
- Love Song of the Disembodied Head in a Jar
The Emily Clark Balch Prize was created to honor the best writing to appear in the pages of VQR, the award-winning literary magazine established in 1925.
For more information about Espada’s work, please see his faculty profile.