The 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress, Juan Felipe Herrera, has selected poet Allison Hedge Coke for the 2016 Witter Bynner Fellowship.

Herrera will introduce a program celebrating Hedge Coke at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Mumford Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540.  The event is free and open to the public.  No tickets are needed.

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