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Coverage of the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards annual celebration included:

Read the press release about the 2020 prizewinners and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration here. 

Find out more about the 2020 awards celebration here, including links to the video, photographs, and prizewinning works. 

Congratulations to Paloma Sierra, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards prizewinner, who was recently named the Emerging Poet Laureate of Allegheny County, recognizing her "growing history of published work and vision for civic engagement through poetry."

Congratulations to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards prizewinner Isabel Yoon for winning the Dr. J. Paul Fugassi and Linda E. Monteverde Award. The award recognizes the Mellon College of Science’s graduating female senior with the greatest academic achievement and professional promise. Read more about Isabel's accomplishments here

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