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The 2015 Mark Twain Award was given posthumously to the distinguished American poet Philip Levine at the 2015 Annual Symposium.
The Society also presents the 2015 MidAmerica Award every year for distinguished contributions to the study of Midwestern literature. The award was presented at this year’s 2015 Symposium to Nancy Bunge, professor at Michigan State University.