Carnegie Mellon University
March 22, 2011

Alum Lillian-Yvonne Bertram Wins Award for Poetry Collection

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is the 2010 winner of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award for her manuscript But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise. Bertram graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 with degrees in Creative Writing and Hispanic Studies. Her book will be published in March 2012 by Red Hen Press, a nonprofit literary press specializing in poetry, literary fiction, memoirs, and literary criticism.

This award is one of several Red Hen Press Awards given annually. A full list of the 2010 Red Hen Press Awards recipients is available online.