Thorp family gift to support permanent prize

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The Nancy Thorp Memorial Poetry Prize was established through a gift from Nancy’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. Francis Thorp. In observance of the 50th anniversary of the prize, Nancy’s brother, Dr. T. Ramsey Thorp, and his son, Dr. Christopher R. Thorp, both made multiyear pledges to increase the amount in the endowed fund, which supports the prize in perpetuity.

Read A Responsive Ode to Nancy Thorp to learn more about Nancy Thorp and the contest she inspired.

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