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Charles Ghigna (1946-)

Awards, Honors

Fellowship grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Library of Congress, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; First Place, Writer's Digest National Poetry Writing Competition, 1977, for "Divers"; Pulitzer Prize nomination, 1990, for Returning to Earth; Helen Keller Literary Award, 1993; First Place, International Sakura Haiku Writing Competition, 1993, for "October"; Pick of the Lists, American Booksellers Association, 1994, for Tickle Day: Poems from Father Goose, and 1995, for Riddle Rhymes. Ghigna performed his poetry at the Library of Congress in 1978 and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1984; his poetry was featured on the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABCTV) program Good Morning America in 1991.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: E(mily) R. Frank (1967-) Biography - Personal to Martha Graham (1893–1991) BiographyCharles Ghigna (1946-) Biography - Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Addresses, Writings