As the press release opens:
New York, NY, December 20, 2017 – Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) is pleased to announce a $1 million endowment gift from artists Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) and Jack Shear to establish an annual $40,000 C.D. WRIGHT AWARD FOR POETRY. The award will be made each year to a poet over the age of 50 whose work exemplifies Wright’s vibrant lyricism, seriousness, and striking originality. It will be one of the few, significant unrestricted poetry awards in the country. The inaugural C.D. Wright Award will be made to poet LISA ROBERTSON.For more information, and to see the full press release, see the link here.