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Encyclopedia > 1998 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Years in literature: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Decades in poetry: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Centuries in poetry: 19th century 20th century 21st century
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

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// January 20 — Miller Williams of Arkansas reads his poem, Of History and Hope, at President Clintons inauguration. ... See also: 1994 in literature, other events of 1995, 1996 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1995 in literature, other events of 1996, 1997 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1996 in literature, other events of 1997, 1998 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1997 in literature, other events of 1998, 1999 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1999 in literature, other events of 2000, 2001 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 2000 in literature, other events of 2001, 2002 in literature, list of years in literature. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries in poetry. ... Category: ... Category: ... Category: ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also 1990s, the band Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This decade is expected to be called the twenty-twenties. The Roman decennia number is XX. Those people born in the 1970s and 1980s will most likely be in positions of power. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

Events

Important works published

  • Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, (Knopf) ; named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Mark Strand, Blizzard of One: Poems, (Knopf); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Frederick Seidel Going Fast: Poems, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • John Ashbery, The Mooring of Starting Out: The First Five Books of Poetry (Ecco) collection of the poet's work from 1956 to 1972; named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • James Tate, Shroud of the Gnomes: Poems, (Ecco); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Ted Hughes, Tales from Ovid, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • William Logan, Vain Empires: Poems, (Penguin, paper); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Deborah Garrison, A Working Girl Can't Win: And Other Poems, (Random House); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review

Anne Carson (born Toronto, Ontario June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, and translator, as well as a professor of classics and comparative literature at McGill University and at the University of Michigan. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Farrar, Straus and Giroux is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. ... Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, born in Canada. ... Alfred A. Knopf ( September 12, 1892 – August 11, 1984) was a leading American publisher of the 20th century. ... Frederick Seidel Frederick Seidel is a poet was born in 1936 in St Louis, Missouri. ... Farrar, Straus and Giroux is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. ... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... James Tate James Vincent Tate (b. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Farrar, Straus and Giroux is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. ... Sir William Edmond Logan (April 20, 1798 - June 22, 1875) was a noted 19th century Canadian geologist. ...

Honors and awards

Australia

The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, for a significant selection of new work by a poet published in a book. ... The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the N. S. W. Premiers Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

The Giller Prize is an annual award that goes to the author of the best Canadian novel or short story fiction collection published in English. ... Alice Ann Munro, née Laidlaw (born 10 July 1931) is an award-winning Canadian short story writer who is widely considered an important writer in that form. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Front cover of the 1983 revised edition of The Mersey Sound Roger McGough CBE (born November 9, 1937) is a well-known British performance poet. ... Anne Barbara Ridler (nee Bradby) (July 30, 1912- October 15, 2001) was a British poet, and Faber and Faber editor, selecting the Faber A Little Book of Modern Verse with T. S. Eliot (1941). ... Ken Smith (b. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Mark Goodwin is the drummer of Australian indie rock band/Triple J Unearthed winner Sick Puppies. ... Patrick Joseph McGuinness (b. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Birthday Letters, published in 1998, is the last collection of poetry by English poet and childrens writer Ted Hughes. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... The Gold Medal for Poetry, originally instituted by King George V, is awarded in some years on 23 April, for a book of verse written by a United Kingdom or British Commonwealth citizen; before 1985 it was awarded only to British writers (this rule clearly not having hardened by 1940). ... Leslie Allan Murray (b. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Birthday Letters, published in 1998, is the last collection of poetry by English poet and childrens writer Ted Hughes. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Birthday Letters, published in 1998, is the last collection of poetry by English poet and childrens writer Ted Hughes. ...

United States

The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is a major American literary award for a first full-length book of poetry in the English language. ... The Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry is an annual prize, administered by the Sewanee Review and the University of the South, awarded to a writer who has had a substantial and distinguished career. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... Horton Foote (born 1916), is an American author and playwright, most noted for his 1983 Oscar-winning screenplay Tender Mercies. ... The Bernard F. Conners Prize for Poetry is given by the Paris Review for the finest poem over 200 lines published in The Paris Review in a given year, according to the magazine. ... The Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry is a biennial prize given by the Library of Congress on behalf of the nation in recognition for the most distinguished book of poetry written by an American and published during the preceding two years. ... Frank Bidart (b. ... National Book Awards are annual literary awards presented since 1950 for the best American book published in the preceding year, presently in each of four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young peoples literature. ... Gerald Stern (born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American poet. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Charles Wright (born August 25, 1935) is an American poet. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... William Stanley Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... A.R. Ammons (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... The William Carlos Williams Award is given out by the Poetry Society of America. ... John Balaban is a professor at North Carolina State University. ... Robert Phillips (born in New York July 26, 1953) is an American classical guitarist. ...

Deaths

January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Forbes (1950-1998) was an Australian poet. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Hilda Morley (1916 – 1998-03-23) was an American poet. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Octavio Paz Nobel Prize photo Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Nizar Qabbani (21 March 1923 – 30 April 1998) (Arabic:نزار قباني) was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... John Malcolm Brinnin (September 13, 1916- June 25, 1999) was an American poet and literary critic. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Martin Seymour-Smith (b. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Miroslav Holub (13 September 1923 Plzeň - 14 July 1998) was a Czech poet and immunologist. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Young Zbigniew Herbert Herberts family Zbigniew Herbert (29 October 1924 in Lwów - 28 July 1998 in Warsaw) was an influential Polish poet, essayist and moralist. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ...

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