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Encyclopedia > 2001 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Years in literature: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Decades in poetry: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Centuries in poetry: 20th century 21st century 22nd century
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
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Years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

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// 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. ... // 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. ... // Chuck Palahniuk reads his short story Guts to audiences while on tour to promote his novel Diary. ... // Rita Dove, American Smooth: Poems (Norton); named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Donald Justice, Collected Poems (Knopf); published posthumously; named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Michael Ryan, New And Selected Poems Derek Walcott, The... 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. ... See also: 2002 in literature, other events of 2003, 2004 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // Canada Reads selects Guy Vanderhaeghes The Last Crossing to be read across the nation. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries in poetry. ... Category: ... Category: ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (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. ... The 22nd century (Gregorian calendar) will comprise the years 2101-2200. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... 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 may contain original research or unverified claims. ... 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. ... Millennia: 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium - 4th millennium Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s - 2030s - 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 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. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... For other persons named John Milton, see John Milton (disambiguation). ... Title page of the first edition Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. ... Norwich, known as The Rose of New England, is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. ...

Works published

  • Bei Dao, At the Sky's Edge: Poems 1991-1996 (New Directions) ISBN 0-8112-1495-8
  • Eavan Boland, Against Love Poetry (Norton); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Joseph Brodsky, Nativity Poems
  • Paul Celan, translated by John Felstiner, Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan (Norton); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Billy Collins, Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems (Random House); a New York Times "notable book of the year" (ISBN 0-375-50380-3)
  • W.S. Di Piero, Skirts and Slacks: Poems (Knopf); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Seamus Heaney, Electric Light (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Paul Muldoon, Poems 1968-1998 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Amos Oz, The Same Sea (Harcourt); a novel about sexual hanky-panky involving a man, son and several women; most of the book is in verse; the author collaborated on the translation by Nicholas de Lange); a New York Times "notable book of the year"
  • Jay Wright, Transfigurations: Collected Poems (Louisiana State University Press); a New York Times "notable book of the year"

Bei Dao (Northern Island) is another name for Zhifu Island. ... Eavan Boland (born 1944) is an Irish poet and essayist. ... Joseph Brodsky Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... Paul Celan Paul Celan (November 23, 1920 – approximately April 20, 1970), was the most frequently used pseudonym of Paul Antschel (Celan is an anagram of the Romanian spelling of his surname, Ancel), one of the major poets of the post-World War II era. ... Image:Billycollins. ... Robert L. Hass (b. ... Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. ... poet James Merrill, age 30, in a 1957 publicity photograph for The Seraglio James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 - February 6, 1995) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer, increasingly regarded as one of the most important 20th century poets in the English language. ... J.D. McClatchy (called Sandy) is a poet, literary critic, and editor of the Yale Review. ... Paul Muldoon (b. ... Amos Oz, November 7 2004 Amos Oz (born May 4, 1939), birth name Amos Klausner, is an Israeli writer, novelist, and journalist. ... Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry is a poetry anthology edited by Keith Tuma, and published in 2001 by Oxford University Press. ... Oxford University Press (OUP) is a highly-respected publishing house and a department of the University of Oxford in England. ... People named Jay Wright include: Jay Wright (poet) (b. ...

Awards and honors

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. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 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. ... Kenneth Douglas Ken Taylor, OC , BA , MBA , LL.D (born October 5, 1934 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) was a Canadian ambassador to Iran. ... The annual Miles Franklin Literary Award is one of the most illustrious events on the Australian literary calendar. ... Frank Moorhouse (born 21 December 1938 in Nowra, NSW) is an Australian writer of short stories, screenplays and novels. ...

Canada

The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... 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. ... The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... Paul Celan Paul Celan (November 23, 1920 – approximately April 20, 1970), was the most frequently used pseudonym of Paul Antschel (Celan is an anagram of the Romanian spelling of his surname, Ancel), one of the major poets of the post-World War II era. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Paul Durcan is a contemporary Irish poet, born in Dublin on October 16, 1944, famous for his self-deprecating wit, and wry analysis of the condition of the Irish male in society. ... Kathleen Jamie is a Scottish poet, born May 13th, 1962 and raised in Currie, Edinburgh. ... Grace Nichols is an award-winning poet born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1950. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Tishani Doshi is an Indian poet based in Chennai. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... Sean OBrien may refer to: Sean OBrien (writer) Sean OBrien (politician), member of the South Dakota State House of Representatives This human name article is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that might otherwise share the same title, which is a persons or persons name. ... 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). ... Michael Longley (b. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... 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. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ...

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. ... Frederick E. Morgan Sir Frederick Edgeworth Morgan (b. ... 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 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. ... Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. ... The Brittingham Prize in Poetry is a major American literary award for a book of poetry chosen from an open competition. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Sonia Sanchez is an African American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. ... 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. ... Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was an American poet. ... 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. ... Image:Billycollins. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Stephen Dunn (born 1939 in New York City, New York) is an American poet. ... 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. ... Yusef Komunyakaa (1947- ) is an eminent American poet. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... The William Carlos Williams Award is given out by the Poetry Society of America. ... Fanny Howe (born 1940) is an United States poet and writer of fiction. ...

Deaths

See also: other events of 2001, Deaths in 2002 and Recent deaths. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gregory Corso (illustration) Gregory Nunzio Corso (March 26, 1930 – January 17, 2001) was an American poet, the fourth member of the canon of Beat Generation writers (with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs). ... The Beat Generation was a group of American writers who came to prominence in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan John Ross, (May 6, 1922 – February 14, 2001), was a British poet and editor. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Leo Connellan (1928 - 22 Feb. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in leap years). ... Louis Dudek (February 6, 1918 - March 23, 2001) was a Canadian poet. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... 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). ... Faber and Faber is a celebrated publishing house in the UK, notable in particular for publishing the poetry of T. S. Eliot. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... This article is about the English poet. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The cover of Gascoynes 1935 book A Short Survey of Surrealism David Gascoyne (October 10, 1916 - November 25, 2001) was a British poet associated with the Surrealist movement. ... Yves Tanguy Indefinite Divisibility 1942 Surrealism[1] is a movement stating that the liberation of our mind, and subsequently the liberation of the individual self and society, can be achieved by exercising the imaginative faculties of the unconscious mind to the attainment of a dream-like state different from, or... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Léopold Sédar Senghor (October 9, 1906 – December 20, 2001) was a Senegalese poet and politician who served as the first president of Senegal (1960–1980). ... This page contains a list of presidents of Senegal. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Ian Hamilton (Robert Ian Hamilton, 24 March 1938 - 27 December 2001) was a British literary critic, reviewer, poet, magazine editor and publisher. ... Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001) was an English poet of Kashmiri ancestry and upbringing. ...

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