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Encyclopedia > 1999 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Years in literature: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
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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: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

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// The movie Dead Man, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, about a man named William Blake on a trek through the American West who is taken as the resurrected Romantic poet by a character named Nobody. ... // January 20 — Miller Williams of Arkansas reads his poem, Of History and Hope, at President Clintons inauguration. ... // 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... // Griffin Poetry Prize is established, with one award given each year for the best work by a Canadian poet and one award given for best work in the English language internationally. ... // December 9–10 — Professor John Basinger, 67, performed, from memory, John Miltons Paradise Lost at Three Rivers Community-Technical College in Norwich, Connecticut, a feat that took 18 hours. ... // March 16: Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested and jailed poet Abdul Mohsen Musalam and fired a newspaper editor following the publication of Musalams poem The Corrupt on Earth that criticized the states Islamic judiciary. ... 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. ... See also: 2001 in literature, other events of 2002, 2003 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 Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Dr. Seuss Jean Shepherd Ringo Starr John Steinbeck Gloria Steinem Tom Stoppard Hunter S. Thompson Gore Vidal Peter Vincent Kurt Vonnegut Andy Warhol Alan Watts Bob Weir Brian Wilson Tom Wolfe There were six Olympics held during the decade. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... This article is becoming very long. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... The 2020s is the 3rd decade of the 21st century of the Anno Domini (common) era. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 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 Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...

Events

William McGonagall
Poet and Tragedian
"I am your gracious Majesty
ever faithful to Thee,
William McGonagall, the Poor Poet,
That lives in Dundee."

July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Robert Burns, foremost Scottish poet Robert Burns (January 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796) was a poet and a lyricist. ... The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is awarded to scholars who have made a lasting contribution to the art and science of versification. ... Founded by West Chester professor Michael Peich and poet Dana Gioia, the West Chester University Poetry Conference is a poetry conference that has been held annually since 1995 at West Chester University. ... Professor Andrew Motion (born October 26, 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer who is the current Poet Laureate. ... A Poet Laureate is a poet officially appointed by a government and often expected to compose poems for state occasions and other government events. ... Carl Rakosi (November 6, 1903 – June 24, 2004) was the last surviving member of the Objectivist poets. ... Greyfriars Kirk, today Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk, is a parish kirk (church) of the Church of Scotland in central Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. ... William Topaz McGonagall (1825 – 29 September 1902) was a Scottish weaver, actor, and poet. ... // Nobel Prize in Literature is shared by French poet Frédéric Mistral and Spanish dramatist José Echegaray y Eizaguirre. ...

Works published

  • Robert Dassanowsky, Telegrams from the Metropole. Selected Poems 1980-1998 (106 pages) ISBN 13 978-3-901993-02-2; ISBN 103-901993-02-9
  • Rita Dove, On the Bus with Rosa Parks (Norton); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Seamus Heaney, Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Geoffrey Hill, The Triumph of Love (Houghton Mifflin); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • William Logan, Night Battle
  • Glyn Maxwell, The Breakage, (Houghton Mifflin); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • W.S. Merwin, The River Sound: Poems (Knopf); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Eugenio Montale, Collected Poems: 1920-1954 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Mary Oliver, Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems
  • Carl Rakosi, The Old Poet's Tale
  • Kenneth Rexroth, Swords That Shall Not Strike: Poems of Protest and Rebellion (Glad Day; posthumous}
  • Aharon Shabtai, Politiqa (Hebrew: "Politics")
  • Charles Simic, Jackstraws: Poems (Harcourt Brace); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Melvin B. Tolson, Harlem Gallery: And Other Poems (University Press of Virginia, cloth, $60; paper); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Rosmarie Waldrop, Reluctant Gravities (New Directions)
  • Hugo Williams, Billy's Rain, Faber and Faber

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, USA) is an African American United States poet and author. ... Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney (IPA: //) (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. ... Geoffrey Hill (born June 18, 1932) is a British poet, Professor of English Literature and Religion, and co-director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA. // Biography Geoffrey Hill was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, in 1932. ... William Logan (born 1950) is an American poet, critic and scholar. ... Glyn Maxwell (born in 1962) is a British poet. ... William Stanley Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... Eugenio Montale Eugenio Montale (October 12, 1896, Genoa – September 12, 1981, Milan) was an Italian poet, prose writer, editor and traslator, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. ... Mary Oliver (1935 –) is an American poet. ... Carl Rakosi (November 6, 1903 – June 24, 2004) was the last surviving member of the Objectivist poets. ... Kenneth Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Charles Simic Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is an American poet. ... Melvin Beaunorus Tolson (February 6, 1898–August 29, 1966) was an American Modernist poet, educator, columnist, and politician. ... Rosmarie Waldrop (born 1935) is a poet, translator and publisher. ... An independent publisher for 70 years, New Directions was founded when president and publisher James Laughlin issued the first New Directions anthology in 1936. ... Hugo Williams (born 1942) is a British poet. ...

Anthologies

Richard Caddel (July 13, 1949-April 1, 2003) was a poet, publisher and editor who was a key figure in the British Poetry Revival. ... The Movement can refer to several different things: For the 1950s literary movement, see Movement (literature). ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former professional baseball player, playing his entire career for the Philadelphia Phillies, and is widely regarded as having been the greatest third baseman in the history of baseball. ... The Harvill Book of Twentieth-Century Poetry in English is a poetry anthology edited by Michael Schmidt, and published in 1999. ...

Poets in The Best American Poetry 1999

Poems from these 75 poets are in The Best American Poetry 1999, edited by David Lehman, guest editor, Robert Bly: David Lehman (born 1948) is the series editor for The Best American Poetry book series and a poet. ... Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926 in Madison, Minnesota) is a poet, author, and leader of the Mythopoetic Mens Movement in the United States. ...

Dick Allen Richard Anthony Dick Allen (also sometimes known, especially in his earlier years, as Richie Allen, a nickname that he came to despise and attempt to disassociate himself from) (born March 8, 1942 in Wampum, Pennsylvania) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman/third baseman right-handed batter... John Balaban is a professor at North Carolina State University. ... Coleman Barks is an American poet and renowned translator of Rumi poetry and other mystic poets of Persia. ... Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979), was an American poet and writer. ... Philip Booth, born in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1925, currently lives in the Maine house at which he spent much of his childhood. ... Hayden Carruth (born August 3, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A) is an American poet and literary critic. ... Image:PoetLucilleClifton. ... Image:Billycollins. ... Robert Creeley (May 21, 1926 - March 30, 2005) was an American poet, author of more than sixty books, and usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged from that schools. ... Lydia Davis is a contemporary American author and translator of French. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lawrence Ferlinghetti Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born Lawrence Ferling[1] on March 24, 1919) is an American poet who is known as the co-owner of the City Lights Bookstore and publishing house, which published early literary works of the Beats, including Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. ... Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. ... Ramon Gonzalez is a professional wrestler. ... Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet and the U.S. Poet Laureate. ... Jennifer Michael Hecht (b. ... Jane Hirshfield (born 1953) is an award-winning American poet. ... John Hollander (born October 29, 1929) is an American poet and literary critic. ... David Ignatow was born in Brooklyn on February 7, 1914, and spent most of his life in the New York City area. ... The poet Mary Karr has received acclaim for her literary work from The New Yorker, Time, People, Entertainment Weekly, Us, and reader/reviewers at Amazon. ... X.J. Kennedy (born 21 August 1929) is a prominent formalist poet, translator, anthologist and writer of childrens literature. ... Galway Kinnell (born February 1, 1927) is an American poet. ... Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. ... Yusef Komunyakaa Yusef Komunyakaa (1947- ) is an eminent American poet who currently teaches at Princeton University. ... James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 - November 12, 1997) was an American poet, publisher, and man of letters. ... Dorianne Laux, a poet, was born in Augusta, Maine, in 1952. ... An image of Li-Young Lee from the press release for a public poetry reading at Abilene Christian University (2001). ... Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 - December 20, 1997) was a British born American poet. ... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and film director. ... William Matthews (November 11, 1942 – November 12, 1997) was an American poet and essayist. ... Czesław Miłosz in September 1999 Czesław Miłosz (pronounced [ʧεsȗav miȗɔʃ]; June 30, 1911–August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet and essayist. ... Joan Murray (born in New York City in 1945- ) is an American poet. ... Sharon Olds (born November 19, 1942) is an American poet and author of eight volumes of poetry. ... Mary Oliver (1935 –) is an American poet. ... Molly Peacock (born 1947) is an American poet of the New Formalist school as well as a nonfiction writer. ... Alberto Álvaro Ríos (b. ... David Ray (born May 20, 1932), is an American poet and author of fiction, essays, and memoir. ... Image:AdrienneRich. ... Kay Ryan is an American poet born in San Jose, California in 1945. ... Sonia Sanchez is an African American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. ... Charles Simic Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is an American poet. ... Louis Simpson (born March 27, 1923 in Jamaica) is a United States poet. ... William Edgar Stafford (January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993) was an American poet and pacifist, and the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford. ... Ruth Stone Ruth Stone (born June 8, 1915, in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American poet, recipient of the 2002 National Book Award for poetry. ... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... C. K. Williams is a American poet. ... Charles Wright may be: Charles Wright (cricketer) (1863-1936), Nottinghamshire and England cricketer Charles Wright (poet) (born 1935) Charles Wright (wrestler) (born 1961), professional wrestler See also: Charles Wright (born 1940), leader of Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles...

New Zealand

Michele Leggott, poet and literary scholar, was born in Stratford, New Zealand, in 1956. ...

Spain

  • Matilde Camus:
    • Clamor del pensamiento ("Clamour of thought")
    • Cancionero multicolor ("Multicolour collection of verses")
    • La estrellita Giroldina ("Giroldina the star")

Matilde Camus (born 26 September 1922, Santander) is a Spanish poet who has additionnally done a number or research works. ...

Essays

Charles Bernstein (born April 4, 1950) is an American poet, critic, editor and teacher. ...

Awards and honors

Winners of the Nobel Prize are scientists, writers and peacemakers who have been awarded in their field of endeavour, and who are known collectively as either Nobel laureates or Nobel Prize winners. ... Günter Grass - German author, and Nobel prize laureate for literature. ...

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. ... Gig Ryan from the cover of The Division of Anger Gig Ryan (born 1956) is an Australian poet. ... 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. ... The annual Miles Franklin Literary Award is one of the most illustrious events on the Australian literary calendar. ... Murray Bail (born 1941) is an Australian author. ...

Canada

The winners of the 1999 Canadian Governor Generals Literary Awards were announced by Jean-Louis Roux, Chairman, and Shirley L. Thomson, Director of the Canada Council for the Arts, at a press conference held on November 16th at the National Library of Canada. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Geoffrey Hill (born June 18, 1932) is a British poet, Professor of English Literature and Religion, and co-director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA. // Biography Geoffrey Hill was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, in 1932. ... Sheenagh Pugh (born 1950) is a Welsh poet, novelist and translator who writes in the English language. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... Biography Poet Jo Shapcott was born in London in 1953. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... Nicholas Rodney Drake (June 19, 1948 – November 25, 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician best known for his acoustic, autumnal songs. ... A Poet Laureate is a poet officially appointed by a government and often expected to compose poems for state occasions and other government events. ... Professor Andrew Motion (born October 26, 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer who is the current Poet Laureate. ... The Samuel Johnson Prize is one of the worlds most prestigious awards for non-fiction writing. ... Antony Beevor (born on December 14, 1946) is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Hugo Williams (born 1942) is a British poet. ... Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney (IPA: //) (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. ...

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. ... George William Garrett (1852-1902) was born at Moss Side in Manchester, England, the son of a Church of England clergyman. ... The Arthur Rense Prize was established in 1998 when Paige Rense started the award of $20,000 in memory of her husband, the poet Arthur Rense. ... Image:JamesMcMichaelPoet. ... American Academy of Arts and Letters is an organization whose goal is to foster, assist, and sustain an interest in American literature, music, and art. ... 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. ... J.D. McClatchy (called Sandy) is a poet, literary critic, and editor of the Yale Review. ... The Bollingen Prize, awarded every two years by the Bollingen Foundation, is a prestigious literary honor bestowed on a poet in recognition of the best book of new verse within the last two years, or for lifetime achievement. ... Robert Creeley (May 21, 1926 - March 30, 2005) was an American poet, author of more than sixty books, and usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged from that schools. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Barbara Guest (born 1920) is an American poet and critic who is frequently associated with the New York School. ... 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. ... Florence Anthony (born 2 January 1947) is an American poet who legally changed her name to Ai. ... The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress is appointed by the United States Librarian of Congress and earns a stipend of $35,000 a year. ... Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, USA) is an African American United States poet and author. ... Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. ... 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 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, born in Canada. ... The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is awarded to scholars who have made a lasting contribution to the art and science of versification. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Maxine Kumin (b. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... Jackson Mac Low (September 12, 1922 - December 8, 2004) was an American poet, performance artist, composer and playwright, known to most readers of poetry as a practioneer of systematic chance operations and other non-intentional compositional methods in his work, which Mac Low first experienced in the musical work of... The William Carlos Williams Award is given out by the Poetry Society of America. ... B.H. Fairchild is an award-winning American poet and college professor. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ... Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an award-winning African American woman poet. ...

Deaths

January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... American poet born in 1913 in Muskegon, Michigan and died on in 1999 in Chicago, Illinois. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... American poet, born 17 February 1918, died 22 February 1999. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Sheldon Alan Shel Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American poet, songwriter, musician, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter and author of childrens books. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Patricia Beer (1924?– 1999) was an English poet and critic. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Moondog the nom de plume of Louis T. Hardin (May 26, 1916 – September 8, 1999), was a composer, musician and poet, who also invented musical instruments - all this despite being blind, and, for three decades, homeless. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920-1999) was born in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil, and is considered one of the greatest Brazilian poets of all time. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... The Black Mountain poets, sometimes called the Projectivist poets, were a group of mid 20th century American avant-garde or postmodern poets centered around Black Mountain College. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Felipe Alfau (1902 - 1999), was a Spanish American novelist and poet. ... // Hilda Doolittle meets and befriends Ezra Pound Thomas Hardy, Poems of the Past and Present Walter De la Mare, Songs of Childhood John Edward Masefield, Salt-Water Ballads, including I must go down to the sea again W.B. Yeats, Cathleen Ni Houlihan February 1 — Langston Hughes (died 1967), African...

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