Claudia Rankine

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The prizes awarded at Fall for the Book have traditionally been geared toward fiction writers. This year, in conjunction with Busboys and Poets, the festival is giving a poetry prize. The first winner is Claudia Rankine, author of four poetry collections, including the recent "Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric." She'll also be at the Busboys & Poets in Hyattsville on Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. At the Harris Theater.