Pulitzer Prize for Poetry


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. However, special citations for poetry were presented in 1918 and 1919.

Winners

2000s

* 2008: "Time and Materials" by Robert Hass and "Failure" by Philip Schultz
* 2007: "Native Guard" by Natasha Trethewey
* 2006: "Late Wife" by Claudia Emerson
* 2005: "Delights & Shadows" by Ted Kooser
* 2004: "Walking to Martha's Vineyard" by Franz Wright
* 2003: "Moy Sand and Gravel" by Paul Muldoon
* 2002: "Practical Gods" by Carl Dennis
* 2001: "Different Hours" by Stephen Dunn
* 2000: "Repair" by C. K. Williams

1990s

* 1999: "Blizzard of One" by Mark Strand
* 1998: "Black Zodiac" by Charles Wright
* 1997: "Alive Together: New and Selected Poems" by Lisel Mueller
* 1996: "The Dream of the Unified Field" by Jorie Graham
* 1995: "The Simple Truth" by Philip Levine
* 1994: "Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems" by Yusef Komunyakaa
* 1993: "The Wild Iris" by Louise Glück
* 1992: "Selected Poems" by James Tate
* 1991: "Near Changes" by Mona Van Duyn
* 1990: "The World Doesn't End" by Charles Simic

1980s

* 1989: "New and Collected Poems" by Richard Wilbur
* 1988: "Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems" by William Meredith
* 1987: "Thomas and Beulah" by Rita Dove
* 1986: "The Flying Change" by Henry S. Taylor
* 1985: "Yin" by Carolyn Kizer
* 1984: "American Primitive" by Mary Oliver
* 1983: "Selected Poems" by Galway Kinnell
* 1982: "The Collected Poems" by Sylvia Plath
* 1981: "The Morning of the Poem" by James Schuyler
* 1980: "Selected Poems" by Donald Justice

1970s

* 1979: "Now and Then" by Robert Penn Warren
* 1978: "Collected Poems" by Howard Nemerov
* 1977: "Divine Comedies" by James Merrill
* 1976: "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" by John Ashbery
* 1975: "Turtle Island" by Gary Snyder
* 1974: "The Dolphin" by Robert Lowell
* 1973: "Up Country" by Maxine Kumin
* 1972: "Collected Poems" by James Wright
* 1971: "The Carrier of Ladders" by William S. Merwin
* 1970: "Untitled Subjects" by Richard Howard

1960s

* 1969: "Of Being Numerous" by George Oppen
* 1968: "The Hard Hours" by Anthony Hecht
* 1967: "Live or Die" by Anne Sexton
* 1966: "Selected Poems" by Richard Eberhart
* 1965: "77 Dream Songs" by John Berryman
* 1964: "At The End Of The Open Road" by Louis Simpson
* 1963: "Pictures from Brueghel" by William Carlos Williams
* 1962: "Poems" by Alan Dugan
* 1961: "Times Three: Selected Verse From Three Decades" by Phyllis McGinley
* 1960: "Heart's Needle" by W. D. Snodgrass

1950s

* 1959: "Selected Poems 1928-1958" by Stanley Kunitz
* 1958: "Promises: Poems 1954-1956" by Robert Penn Warren
* 1957: "Things of This World" by Richard Wilbur
* 1956: "Poems - North & South" by Elizabeth Bishop
* 1955: "Collected Poems" by Wallace Stevens
* 1954: "The Waking" by Theodore Roethke
* 1953: "Collected Poems 1917-1952" by Archibald MacLeish
* 1952: "Collected Poems" by Marianne Moore
* 1951: "Complete Poems" by Carl Sandburg
* 1950: "Annie Allen" by Gwendolyn Brooks

1940s

* 1949: "Terror and Decorum" by Peter Viereck
* 1948: "The Age of Anxiety" by W. H. Auden
* 1947: "Lord Weary's Castle" by Robert Lowell
* 1946: no award given
* 1945: "V-Letter and Other Poems" by Karl Shapiro
* 1944: "Western Star" by Stephen Vincent Benét
* 1943: "A Witness Tree" by Robert Frost
* 1942: "The Dust Which Is God" by William Rose Benet
* 1941: "Sunderland Capture" by Leonard Bacon
* 1940: "Collected Poems" by Mark Van Doren

1930s

* 1939: "Selected Poems" by John Gould Fletcher
* 1938: "Cold Morning Sky" by Marya Zaturenska
* 1937: "A Further Range" by Robert Frost
* 1936: "Strange Holiness" by Robert P.T. Coffin
* 1935: "Bright Ambush" by Audrey Wurdemann
* 1934: "Collected Verse" by Robert Hillyer
* 1933: "Conquistador" by Archibald MacLeish
* 1932: "The Flowering Stone" by George Dillon
* 1931: "Collected Poems" by Robert Frost
* 1930: "Selected Poems" by Conrad Aiken

1920s

* 1929: "John Browns Body" by Stephen Vincent Benét
* 1928: "Tristram" by Edwin Arlington Robinson
* 1927: "Fiddler's Farewell" by Leonora Speyer
* 1926: "What's O'Clock" by Amy Lowell
* 1925: "The Man Who Died Twice" by Edwin Arlington Robinson
* 1924: "" by Robert Frost
* 1923: "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver: A Few Figs from Thistles: Eight Sonnets in American Poetry, 1922. A Miscellany" by Edna St. Vincent Millay
* 1922: "Collected Poems" by Edwin Arlington Robinson

ee also

*American poetry
*List of poetry awards
*List of literature awards
*List of years in poetry
*List of years in literature

External links

* [http://www.pulitzer.org/ Pulitzer Prize] - official site


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