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the PULITZER prize ✒ POETRY since 1922

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  • Robert T.S. Lowell IV (1917 - 1977)
    Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1, 1917 – September 12, 1977) was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate C...
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)
    Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892–1950 Throughout much of her career, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America. She is noted...
  • Sara Trevor Teasdale (1884 - 1933)
    Profile photo source: Sara was named after her grandmother. Teasdale's first word was "pretty". According to her mother, Sara's love of pretty things was what inspired her poetry. Teasdale was alwa...
  • Stephen Vincent Benét (1898 - 1943)
    American muse, whose strong and diverse heart  So many men have tried to understand  But only made it smaller with their art  Because you are as various as your land ... ...
  • Gary Sherman Snyder
    Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), as well as an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist (frequen...
  • -2011-11-14-09:42+GMT-winter-jMu-add~co-operate~evaluate? welcome, but please first with document- e/o profile-links, for the pioneers of the team are evaluating the way how to documentate these famous people and their publishers together now. May-be you know recencists who gave their opinions about these publications after some time? Invite them to start a discussion, not about the life of the winner, but about the intentions of the publication. And here we avoid opinions of the publishers-firm, for it is to the readers to decide the quality of a poem or phrase…

the PULITZER prize ✒ POETRY since 1922

laureates

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—A— • Rae ARMANTROUT ‧ ‧ • John ASHBERY ‧ 1927 ‧

—B— —C— —D—

• Carl DENNIS ‧ 1939 ‧ • Rita Frances DOVE ‧ 1952 ‧ • Stephen DUNN ‧ 1939 ‧ • Mona Jane Van DUYN ‧ 1921-2004 ‧

—E—

• Claudia EMERSON ‧ 1957 ‧

—F—

—G—

• Louise GLUCK ‧ 1943 ‧ • Jorie GRAHAM ‧ 1950 ‧

—H—

• Robert HASS ‧ 1941 ‧

—I— —J—

• Donald JUSTICE ‧ 1925-2004 ‧

—K—

• Galway KINNELL ‧ 1927 ‧ • Carolyn KIZER ‧ 1925 ‧ • Yusef KOMUNYAKAA ‧ 1947 ‧ • Ted KOOSER ‧ 1939 ‧ • Maxine KUMIN ‧ 1925 ‧

—L—

• Philip LEVINE ‧ 1928 ‧ • Robert Traill Spence LOWELL ‧ 1917-1977 ‧

—M—

• William MEREDITH ‧ 1919-2007 ‧ • James Ingram MERRILL ‧ 1926-1995 ‧ • William Stanley MERWIN ‧ 1927 ‧ • Edna St.Vincent MILLAY ‧ ‧ • Lisel MUELLER ‧ 1924 ‧ • Paul MULDOON ‧ 1951 ‧ ‣

—N— —O—

• Mary OLIVER ‧ 1935 ‧

—P—

• Sylvia PLATH ‧ 1932-1963 ‧

—Q— —R—

• Kay RYAN ‧ ‧

—S—

• Philip SCHULTZ ‧ 1945 ‧ • James Marcus SCHUYLER ‧ 1923-1991 ‧ • Dušan Charles SIMIĆ ‧ 1938 ‧ • Gary SNYDER ‧ 1930 ‧ • Mark STRAND ‧ 1934 ‧ •

—T—

• James TATE ‧ 1943 ‧ • Henry S. TAYLOR ‧ 1942 ‧ • Sara Trevor TEASDALE ‧ ‧ • Robert TRAIL SPENCE.. LOWELL ‧ ‧ • Natasha TRETHEWEY ‧ 1966 ‧

—U— —V— —W—

• Robert Penn WARREN ‧ 1905-1989 ‧ • Charles Kenneth WILLIAMS ‧ 1936 ‧ Richard Purdy WILBUR ‧ 1921 ‧ • Charles WRIGHT ‧ 1935 ‧ • Franz WRIGHT ‧ 1953 ‧ • James Arlington WRIGHT ‧ 1927-1980 ‧

—X— —Y— —Z—

chronological

winning titel • AUTHOR ‣ publisher

  • 2012 : --
  • 2011 : The best of it: New and Selected Poems • Kay RYAN ‧ 1945 ‧ Grove/Atlantic •
  • 2010 : Versed • Rae ARMANTROUT ‧ 1947 ‧ Wesleyan University Press : A book striking for its wit and linguistic inventiveness, offering poems that are often little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading •
  • 2009 : The shadow of sirius • William Stanley MERWIN ‧ 1927 ‧ • Copper Canyon Press : A collection of luminous, often tender poems that focus on the profound power of memory •
  • 2008 : Time and materials • Robert HASS ‧ 1941 ‧ • Ecco/HarperCollins •
  • 2008 : Failure • Philip SCHULTZ ‧ 1945 ‧ • Harcourt •
  • 2007 : Native guard • Natasha TRETHEWEY ‧ 1966 ‧ Houghton Mifflin •
  • 2006 : Late wife • Claudia EMERSON ‧ 1957 ‧ Louisiana State University Press •
  • 2005 : Delights & shadows • Ted KOOSER ‧ 1939 ‧ Copper Canyon Press •
  • 2004 : Walking to Martha's vineyard • Franz WRIGHT ‧ 1953 ‧ Alfred A. Knopf •
  • 2003 : Moy sand and gravel • Paul MULDOON ‧ 1951 ‧ Farrar •
  • 2002 : Practical gods • Carl DENNIS ‧ 1939 ‧ Penguin Books •
  • 2001 : Different hours • Stephen DUNN ‧ 1939 ‧ W.W. Norton & Company •
  • 2000 : Repair • Charles Kenneth WILLIAMS ‧ 1936 ‧ Farrar •
  • 1999 : Blizzard of one • Mark STRAND ‧ 1934 ‧ Alfred A. Knopf •
  • 1998 : Black zodiac • Charles WRIGHT ‧ 1935 ‧ Farrar •
  • 1997 : Alive together: New and Selected Poems • Lisel MUELLER ‧ 1924 ‧ Louisiana State University Press •
  • 1996 : The dream of the unified field • Jorie GRAHAM ‧ 1950 ‧ The Ecco Press •
  • 1995 : The simple truth • Philip LEVINE ‧ 1928 ‧ Alfred A. Knopf •
  • 1994 : Neon vernacular: New and Selected Poems • Yusef KOMUNYAKAA ‧ 1947 ‧ ‣ Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England •
  • 1993 : The wild iris • Louise GLUCK ‧ 1943 ‧ The Ecco Press •
  • 1992 : Selected poems • James TATE ‧ 1943 ‧ Wesleyan University Press •
  • 1991 : Near changes • Mona Jane Van DUYN ‧ 1921-2004 ‧ Alfred A. Knopf •
  • 1990 : The world doesn't end • Dušan Charles SIMIĆ ‧ 1938 ‧ Harcourt Brace Jovanovich •
  • 1989 : Richard Purdy WILBUR ‧ 1921 ‧ New and Collected Poems ‣ Harcourt Brace Jovanovich •
  • 1988 : Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems • William MEREDITH ‧ 1919-2007 ‧ • Alfred A. Knopf •
  • 1987 : Thomas and Beulah • Rita Frances DOVE ‧ 1952 ‧ Carnegie-Mellon University Press •
  • 1986 : The flying change • Henry S. TAYLOR ‧ 1942 ‧ Louisiana State University Press •
  • 1985 : Yin • Carolyn KIZER ‧ 1925 ‧ • BOA Editions •
  • 1984 : American primitive • Mary OLIVER ‧ 1935 ‧ • Atlanti'Little •
  • 1983 : Selected poems • Galway KINNELL ‧ 1927 ‧ • Houghton Mifflin •
  • 1982 : The collected poems • the late Sylvia PLATH ‧ 1932-1963 ‧ a posthumous publication • Harper & Row •
  • 1981 : The morning of the poem • James Marcus SCHUYLER ‧ 1923-1991 ‧ Farrar •
  • 1980 : Selected poems • Donald JUSTICE ‧ 1925-2004 ‧ Atheneum •
  • 1979 : Now and then • Robert Penn WARREN ‧ 1905-1989 ‧ Random •
  • 1978 : Collected poems • Howard NEMEROV ‧ 1920-1991 ‧ Univ. of Chicago •
  • 1977 : Divine comedies • James Ingram MERRILL ‧ 1926-1995 ‧ Atheneum •
  • 1976 : Self-portrait in a convex mirror • John ASHBERY ‧ 1927 ‧ Viking •
  • 1975 : Gary SNYDER ‧ 1930 ‧ Turtle Island ‣ New Directions •
  • 1974 : The dolphin • Robert Traill Spence LOWELL ‧ 1917-1977 ‧ Farrar •
  • 1973 : Up country • Maxine KUMIN ‧ 1925 ‧ ‣ Harper •
  • 1972 : Collected poems • James Arlington WRIGHT ‧ 1927-1980 ‧ Wesleyan Univ. Press •
  • 1971 : The carrier of ladders • William Stanley MERWIN ‧ 1927 ‧ Atheneum •
  • 1970 : Untitled subjects • Richard HOWARD ‧ 1929 ‧ Atheneum •
  • 1969 : Of being numerous • George OPPEN ‧ 1908-1984 ‧ New Directions •
  • 1968 : The hard hours • Anthony HECHT ‧ 1923-2004 ‧ Atheneum •
  • 1967 : Live or die • Anne SEXTON ‧ 1928-1974 ‧ Houghton •
  • 1966 : Selected poems • Richard EBERHART ‧ 1904-2005 ‧ New Directions •
  • 1965 : 77 Dream songs • John Allyn BERRYMAN ‧ 1914-1972 ‧ Farrar •
  • 1964 : At the end of the open road • Louis SIMPSON ‧ 1923 ‧ Wesleyan Univ. Press •
  • 1963 : Pictures from Brueghel • the late William Carlos WILLIAMS ‧ 1883-1963 ‧ New Directions •
  • 1962 : Poems • Alan DUGAN ‧ 1923-2003 ‧ Yale Univ. Press •
  • 1961 : Times three: Selected verse from three decades • Phyllis McGINLEY ‧ 1905-1978 ‧ Viking •
  • 1960 : Heart's needle • W. D. SNODGRASS ‧ 1926-2009 ‧ Knopf •
  • 1959 : Selected poems 1928-1958 • Stanley KUNITZ ‧ 1905-2006 ‧ Little •
  • 1958 : Promises: poems 1954-1956 • Robert Penn WARREN ‧ 1905-1989 ‧ Random •
  • 1957 : Richard Purdy WILBUR ‧ 1921 ‧ Things of this world ‣ Harcourt •
  • 1956 : Poems - North & South • Elizabeth BISHOP ‧ 1911-1979 ‧ Houghton •
  • 1955 : Collected poems • Wallace STEVENS ‧ 1879-1955 ‧ Knopf •
  • 1954 : The waking • Theodore ROETHKE ‧ 1908-1963 ‧ Doubleday •
  • 1953 : Collected poems 1917-1952 • Archibald MacLEISH ‧ 1892-1982 ‧ Houghton •
  • 1952 : Collected poems • Marianne MOORE ‧ 1887-1972 ‧ Macmillan •
  • 1951 : Complete poems • Carl SANDBURG ‧ 1878-1967 ‧ Harcourt •
  • 1950 : Annie Allen • Gwendolyn Elizabeth BROOKS ‧ 1917-2000 ‧ Harper •
  • 1949 : Terror and decorum • Peter Robert Edwin VIERECK ‧ 1916-2006 ‧ Scribner •
  • 1948 : The age of anxiety • Wystan Hugh AUDEN ‧ 1907-1973 ‧ Random •
  • 1947 : Lord weary's castle • Robert Traill Spence LOWELL ‧ 1917-1977 ‧ Harcourt •
  • 1946 : no award
  • 1945 : V-Letter and other poems • Karl Jay SHAPIRO ‧ 1913-2000 ‧ Reynal •
  • 1944 : Western star • the late Stephen Vincent BENET ‧ ‧ Farrar •
  • 1943 : A witness tree • Robert FROST ‧ 1874-1963 ‧ Holt •
  • 1942 : William Rose BENET ‧ 1886-1950 ‧ The dust which Is god ‣ Dodd •
  • 1941 : Sunderland capture • Leonard BACON ‧ ‧ ‣ Harper •
  • 1940 : Collected poems • Mark Van DOREN ‧ 1894-1972 ‧ ‣ Holt •
  • 1939 : Selected poems • John Gould FLETCHER ‧ 1886-1950 ‧ ‣ Farrar •
  • 1938 : Cold morning sky • Marya ZATURENSKA ‧ 1902-1982 ‧ ‣ Macmillan •
  • 1937 : A further range • Robert FROST ‧ 1874-1963 ‧ ‣ Holt •
  • 1936 : Strange holiness • Robert Peter Tristram COFFIN ‧ 1892-1955 ‧ ‣ Macmillan •
  • 1935 : Bright ambush • Audrey WURDEMANN ‧ 1911-1960 ‧ ‣ John Day •
  • 1934 : Collected verse • Robert HILLYER ‧ 1895-1961 ‧ ‣ Knopf •
  • 1933 : Conquistador • Archibald MacLEISH ‧ 1892-1982 ‧ ‣ Houghton •
  • 1932 : The flowering stone • George DILLON ‧ 1906-1968 ‧ ‣ Viking •
  • 1931 : Collected poems • Robert FROST ‧ 1874-1963 ‧ ‣ Holt •
  • 1930 : Selected poems • Conrad AIKEN ‧ 1889-1973 ‧ ‣ Scribner •
  • 1929 : John Browns body • Stephen Vincent BENET ‧ 1898-1943 ‧ ‣ Farrar •
  • 1928 : Tristram • Edwin Arlington ROBINSON ‧ 1869-1935 ‧ ‣ Macmillan •
  • 1927 : Fiddler's farewell • Leonora SPEYER ‧ 1872-1956 ‧ ‣ Knopf •
  • 1926 : What's o'clock • the late Amy LOWELL ‧ 1874-1925 ‧ ‣ Houghton •
  • 1925 : The man who died twice • Edwin Arlington ROBINSON ‧ 1892-1950 ‧ ‣ Macmillan •
  • 1924 : New Hampshire: A poem with notes and grace notes • Robert FROST ‧ 187-1963 ‧ ‣ Holt •
  • 1923 : The ballad of the harp-weaver: a few figs from thistles: eight sonnets in American poetry
  • 1922 : Edna St. Vincent MILLAY ‧ 1892-1950 ‧ A miscellany ‣ Harper •
  • 1922 : Collected Poems • Edwin Arlington ROBINSON ‧ 1869-1935 ‧ Macmillan •
  • 1919 : Corn Huskers • Carl SANDBURG • award possible by special grant from The poetry society •
  • 1919 : Old Road to Paradise • Margaret WIDDEMER ‧ x ‧ award possible by special grant from The poetry society •
  • 1918 : Sara Trevor TEASDALE ‧ 1884-1933 ‧ Love songs ‣ award possible by special grant from The poetry society •
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