Jamaica-born poet Rankine wins $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize; judges praise her 'moral vision'

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: April 21, 2014 - 8:35 AM

NEW YORK — Claudia Rankine, a poet born in Jamaica whose experimental verse and bracing social commentary have earned her high praise from her peers, has won a $50,000 prize designed to help her gain more attention from the general public.

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