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December 5, 2012

Johnson wins Golden PEN Award 2012

Filed under: Awards — Tags: , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 11:24 am

englishpen | By Charlotte Williams

Poet Linton Kwesi Johnson has won this year’s Golden PEN Award, worth £1,000.

The prize is awarded annually to a writer resident in Britain whose body of work has had a “profound impact on readers and who is held in high regard by fellow writers and the literary community”.

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