Sonia Sanchez to Receive the 2022 Edward MacDowell Medal!

It’s raining awards for Ms. Sanchez! She is this year’s winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal, a lifetime achievement honor started in 1960 and previously given to Robert Frost, Toni Morrison, and Stephen Sondheim among others.

Novelist Walter Mosley will present Ms. Sanchez her medal on July 10, 2022, on the MacDowell grounds in Peterborough, New Hampshire, the first in-person ceremony since 2019, the year before the pandemic.

ABC News has more details!