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Awards
 
2020 - Don Mee Choi
DMZ Colony (Wave Books, 2020)
2019 - Arthur Sze
Sight Lines (Copper Canyon Press, 2019)
2018 - Justin Phillip Reed
Indecency (Coffee House Press, 2018)
2017 - Frank Bidart
Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017)
2016 - Daniel Borzutzky
The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016)
2015 - Robin Coste Lewis
Voyage of the Sable Venus (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015)
2014 - Louise Gluck
Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014)
2013 - Mary Szybist
Incarnadine (Graywolf Press, 2013)
2012 - David Ferry
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
2011 - Nikky Finney
Head Off & Split (Northwestern University Press, 2011)
2010 - Terrance Hayes
Lighthead (Penguin, 2009)
2009 - Keith Waldrop
Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy (University of California Press, 2009)
2008 - Mark Doty
Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems (HarperCollins, 2008)
2007 - Robert Hass
Time and Materials (Ecco, 2007)
2006 - Nathaniel Mackey
Splay Anthem (New Directions, 2006)
2005 - W. S. Merwin
A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007)
2004 - Jean Valentine
Door in the Mountain : new and collected poems, 1965-2003 (Wesleyan University Press, 2004)
2003 - C. K. Williams
The Singing (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003)
2002 - Ruth Stone
In the Next Galaxy (Copper Canyon Press, 2002)
2001 - Alan Dugan
Poems Seven : new and complete poetry (Seven Stories Press, 2001)
2000 - Lucille Clifton
Blessing the Boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000 (BOA Editions, 2000)
1999 - Ai
Vice : new and selected poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 1999)
1998 - Gerald Stern
This Time : new and selected poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 1998)
1997 - William Meredith
Effort at Speech : new and selected poems (Triquarterly Books, 1997)
1996 - Hayden Carruth
Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey : poems, 1991-1995 (Copper Canyon Press, 1996)
1995 - Stanley Kunitz
Passing Through : the later poems, new and selected (W. W. Norton & Company, 1995)
1994 - James Tate
Worshipful Company of Fletchers (Ecco, 1994)
1993 - A. R. Ammons
Garbage (W. W. Norton & Company, 1993)
1992 - Mary Oliver
New and Selected Poems (Beacon Press, 1992)
1991 - Philip Levine
What Work Is (Alfred A. Knopf, 1991)
1983 - Galway Kinnell
Selected Poems (Houghton-Mifflin, 1982)
   Charles Wright
Country Music : selected early poems (Wesleyan University Press, 1982)
1982 - William Bronk
Life Supports : new and collected poems (North Point Press, 1981)
1981 - Lisel Mueller
The Need to Hold Still (Louisiana State University Press, 1980)
1980 - Philip Levine
Ashes: Poems New & Old (Athaneum, 1979)
1979 - James Merrill
Mirabell, Books of Number (Athaneum, 1978)
1978 - Howard Nemerov
The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (University of Chicago Press, 1977)
1977 - Richard Eberhart
Collected Poems, 1930-1976 : including 43 new poems (Oxford Univeristy Press, 1976)
1976 - John Ashbery
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (Viking, 1975)
1975 - Marilyn Hacker
Presentation Piece (Viking, 1974)
1974 - Allen Ginsberg
The Fall of America; poems of these States, 1965-1971 (City Lights Books, 1972)
   Adrienne Rich
Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972 (W. W. Norton & Company, 1973)
1973 - A. R. Ammons
Collected Poems, 1951-1971 (W. W. Norton & Company, 1972)
1972 - Howard Moss
Selected Poems (Athaneum, 1971)
   Frank O'Hara
The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara (Alfred A. Knopf, 1971)
1971 - Mona Van Duyn
To See, To Take (Athaneum, 1970)
1970 - Elizabeth Bishop
The Complete Poems (Chatto and Windus, Hogarth Press, 1970)