Founded in 2012, the Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature is given to a writer who writes about the South. It is named after 19th century Southern poet, Sidney Lanier. Nikky Finney, author of The Invisible Hand, is the recipient of this year’s prize. Finney is a renowned poet and professor who has taught at the University of Kentucky and at Berea College. She is a member of the Affrilachian Poets, and is a visiting professor at Smith College.
The Sidney Award is a monthly award in journalism given out by the Sidney Award Foundation. It is given for work that has been published in an American newspaper or magazine, on a news site, or on a blog. It is also given for work that has been published in a photography series or a photography blog. This award is also given out for investigative journalism in service to the common good. The Sidney Award Foundation awards a $500 honorarium to the winner.
Nikky Finney is an author and a professor who grew up in the Black Arts movement and Civil Rights movement. She has taught at the University of Kentucky and Berea College and has been a visiting professor at Smith College. She is also the recipient of the Thomas Robinson Prize for Southern Literature. Her work will be published in Overland magazine.
The Sidney award is also given out for work that has been published in a news or investigative journalism blog. The award is also given out for work that has appeared on a video or a photography series. The winner will receive a certificate and a bottle of union-made wine. The winner of this award is selected by a panel of experts from the Sidney Award Foundation and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation.
The Sidney Award is sponsored by the Sidney Hillman Foundation. The foundation awards Sidney Awards for excellence in journalism and public interest journalism. It also sponsors Hillman Prizes. These are awarded to a writer every spring. This award is given to a writer who has written a novel that has been published in an American magazine. The winner is awarded with a certificate and a $500 honorarium. This award is also given out to a photographer or a videographer who has produced a video or a photography series.
The Sidney Award is also given out for work that has been aired on American television. The winner is selected from a list of eight finalists. The winner will be chosen from a shortlist and will receive a prize of $4000. The prize is also given to a student, a doctoral candidate, or an artist. The competition is open to writers at any stage of their career. The prize is valued at $5,000 AUD.
The Sidney award is awarded to a writer every month, and this award is also given out for other awards. In addition to the Sidney Award, there is also the Sidney Tarrow Paper Prize and the Sidney Cox Prize.