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National Book Critics Circle Award

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Awards
 
2018 - Ada Limon
The Carrying (Milkweed Editions, 2018)
2017 - Layli Long Soldier
Whereas (Graywolf Press, 2017)
2016 - Ishion Hutchinson
House of Lords and Commons (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016)
2015 - Ross Gay
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015)
2014 - Claudia Rankine
Citizen (Graywolf Press, 2014)
2013 - Frank Bidart
Metaphysical Dog (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013)
2012 - D. A. Powell
Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys (Graywolf Press, 2012)
2011 - Laura Kasischke
Space, in Chains (Copper Canyon Press, 2011)
2010 - C. D. Wright
One with Others (Copper Canyon Press, 2010)
2009 - Rae Armantrout
Versed (Wesleyan University Press, 2009)
2008 - Juan F. Herrera
Half of the World in Light (University of Arizona Press, 2008)
   August Kleinzahler
Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008)
2007 - Mary Jo Bang
Elegy (Graywolf Press, 2007)
2006 - Troy Jollimore
Tom Thompson in Purgatory (Margie/Intuit House, 2006)
2005 - Jack Gilbert
Refusing Heaven (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005)
2004 - Adrienne Rich
The School Among the Ruins : poems, 2000-2004 (W. W. Norton & Company, 2004)
2003 - Susan Stewart
Columbarium (University of Chicago Press, 2003)
2002 - B. H. Fairchild
Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest (W. W. Norton & Company, 2003)
2001 - Albert Goldbarth
Saving Lives (Ohio State University, 2001)
2000 - Judy Jordan
Carolina Ghost Woods (Louisiana State University Press, 2000)
1999 - Ruth Stone
Ordinary Words (Paris Press, 1999)
1998 - Marie Ponsot
The Bird Catcher (Alfred A. Knopf, 1998)
1997 - Charles Wright
Black Zodiac (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997)
1996 - Robert Hass
Sun Under Wood (Ecco, 1996)
1995 - William Matthews
Time & Money (Houghton-Mifflin, 1995)
1994 - Mark Rudman
Rider (Wesleyan University Press, 1994)
1993 - Mark Doty
My Alexandria (University of Illinois Press, 1993)
1992 - Hayden Carruth
Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-1991 (Copper Canyon Press, 1992)
1991 - Albert Goldbarth
Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology (University of Georgia Press, 1991)
1990 - Amy Gerstler
Bitter Angel (North Point Press, 1990)
1989 - Rodney Jones
Transparent Gestures (Houghton-Mifflin, 1989)
1988 - Donald Hall
The One Day (Houghton-Mifflin, 1988)
1987 - C. K. Williams
Flesh and Blood (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987)
1986 - Edward Hirsch
Wild Gratitude (Alfred A. Knopf, 1986)
1985 - Louise Gluck
The Triumph of Achilles (Ecco, 1985)
1984 - Sharon Olds
The Dead and the Living (Alfred A. Knopf, 1984)
1983 - James Merrill
The Changing Light at Sandover (Athaneum, 1982)
1982 - Katha Pollitt
Antarctic Traveller (Alfred A. Knopf, 1981)
1981 - A. R. Ammons
A Coast of Trees (W. W. Norton & Company, 1981)