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Walt Whitman Award

The Walt Whitman Award
The Academy of American Poets
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New York, NY 10012-3210
http://www.poets.org/awards/whitman.cfm

 
Awards
 
2020 - Threa Almontaser
The Wild Fox of Yemen (Graywolf Press, 2021)
2019 - Leah Naomi Green
The More Extravagant Feast (Graywolf Press, 2020)
2018 - Emily Skaja
Brute (Graywolf Press, 2019)
2017 - Jenny Xie
Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018)
2016 - Mai Der Vang
Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017)
2015 - Sjohnna Bruce McCray
Rapture (Graywolf Press, 2016)
2014 - Hannah Sanghee Park
The Same-Different (Louisiana State University Press, 2015)
2013 - Chris Hosea
Put Your Hands In (Louisiana State University Press, 2014)
2012 - Matt Rasmussen
Black Aperture (Louisiana State University Press, 2013)
2011 - Elana Bell
Eyes, Stones (Louisiana State University Press, 2012)
2010 - Carl Adamschick
Curses and Wishes (Louisiana State University Press, 2011)
2009 - J. Michael Martinez
Heredities (Louisiana State University Press, 2010)
2008 - Jonathon Thirkield
The Waker's Corridor (Louisiana State University Press, 2009)
2007 - Sally Van Doren
Sex at Noon Taxes (Louisiana State University Press, 2008)
2006 - Anne Pierson Wiese
Floating City (Louisiana State University Press, 2007)
2005 - Mary Rose O'Reilley
Half Wild (Louisiana State University Press, 2006)
2004 - Geri Doran
Resin (Louisiana State University Press, 2005)
2003 - Tony Tost
Invisible Bride (Louisiana State University Press, 2004)
2002 - Suji Kwock Kim
Notes from the Divided Country (Louisiana State University Press, 2003)
2001 - John Canaday
The Invisible World (Louisiana State University Press, 2002)
2000 - Ben Doller
Radio, Radio (Louisiana State University Press, 2001)
1999 - Judy Jordan
Carolina Ghost Woods (Louisiana State University Press, 2000)
1998 - Jan Heller Levi
Once I Gazed at You in Wonder (Louisiana State University Press, 1999)
1997 - Barbara Ras
Bite Every Sorrow (Louisiana State University Press, 1998)
1996 - Joshua Clover
Madonna Anno Domini (Louisiana State University Press, 1997)
1995 - Nicole Cooley
Resurrection (Louisiana State University Press, 1996)
1994 - Jan Richman
Because the Brain Can Be Talked into Anything (Louisiana State University Press, 1995)
1993 - Alison Hawthorne Deming
Science and Other Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 1994)
1992 - Stephen Yenser
The Fire in all Things (Louisiana State University Press, 1993)
1991 - Greg Glazner
From the Iron Chair (W. W. Norton & Company, 1992)
1990 - Elaine Terranova
The Cult of the Right Hand (Doubleday, 1991)
1989 - Martha Hollander
Atlantic Monthly (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989)
1988 - April Bernard
Blackbird Bye Bye (Vintage Books, 1989)
1987 - Judith Baumel
The Weight of Numbers (Wesleyan University Press, 1988)
1986 - Chris Llewellyn
Fragments from the Fire (Penguin, 1987)
1985 - Christianne Balk
Bindweed (MacMillan Publishing Company, 1986)
1984 - Eric Pankey
For the New Year (Athaneum, 1984)
1983 - Christopher Gilbert
Across the Mutual Landscape (Graywolf Press, 1984)
1982 - Tony Petrosky
Jurgis Petraskas (Louisiana State University Press, 1983)
1981 - Alberto Rios
Whispering to Fool the Wind (Sheep Meadow Press, 1982)
1980 - Jared Carter
Work, for the Night is Coming (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1995)
1979 - David Bottoms
Shooting Rats at the Bibb County Dump (W. Morrow, 1980)
1978 - Karen Snow
Wonders (Viking, 1980)
1977 - Lauren Shakely
Guilty Bystander (Random House, 1978)
1976 - Laura Gilpin
The Hocus-Pocus of the Universe (Doubleday, 1977)
1975 - Reg Saner
Climbing into the Roots (HarperCollins, 1976)