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Encyclopedia > 2002 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Years in literature: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
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Centuries in poetry: 20th century 21st century 22nd century
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Years: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

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// 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. ... // 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: 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. ... See also: 2003 in literature, other events of 2004, 2005 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // Events February 25 - Canada Reads selects Rockbound by Frank Parker Day as the novel 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 examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... 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... 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: A Space Odyssey. ... 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. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

  • March 16: Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested and jailed poet Abdul Mohsen Musalam and fired a newspaper editor following the publication of Musalam's poem The Corrupt on Earth that criticized the state's Islamic judiciary. In it, the poet accused some judges of being corrupt and issuing unfair rulings for their own personal benefit.

March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ...

Works published

  • W. G. Sebald, After Nature]] (Random House); a book-length poem; named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Brad Leithauser, Darlington's Fall: A Novel in Verse (Knopf); a 5,700-line verse novel in 10-line stanzas, irregularly rhymed; named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • J.D. McClatchy, Hazmat: Poems (Knopf); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Glyn Maxwell, The Nerve (Houghton Mifflin); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Czeslaw Milosz, New and Collected Poems: 1931-2001 (Ecco/HarperCollins); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Billy Collins, Nine Horses: Poems (Random House); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Alan Dugan, Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry (Seven Stories); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Ted Hughes, Selected Poems, 1957-1994 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Abba Kovner, Sloan-Kettering: Poems (Schocken); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Marie Ponsot, Springing: New and Selected Poems (Knopf); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Adam Zagajewski, Without End: New and Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review

W.G. Sebald W. G. (Winfred Georg Maximilian) Sebald (May 18, 1944, Wertach im Allgäu–December 14, 2001, Norfolk, United Kingdom) was a writer and academic. ... Brad Leithauser (b. ... J.D. McClatchy (called Sandy) is a poet, literary critic, and editor of the Yale Review. ... Glyn Maxwell (born 1962) is a British poet. ... Czesław Miłosz in September 1999 Czesław Miłosz (pronounced [ʧεsȗav miȗɔʃ]; June 30, 1911–August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet and essayist. ... Poet Laureate Billy Collins William J. (Billy) Collins (born March 22, 1941) is an American poet who served two terms as the 44th Poet Laureate of the United States, from 2001 to 2003. ... Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was an American poet. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Abba Kovner Abba Kovner (1918-1987) was a Lithuanian Jewish Hebrew poet, writer, and partisan leader. ... Adam Zagajewski (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. ... Captain Robert Gray (His one missing eye not shown. ... 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. ... Alan Wearne (born 1948) is an Australian poet. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

The 2002 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were be presented by Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Tuesday, November 19. ... The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... Christian Bök (born Book, 1966) is a Canadian experimental poet. ... Eunoia is a rarely used medical term referring to a state of normal mental health. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Moniza Alvi (born February 2, 1954) is a Pakistani-British poet and writer. ... Liz Lochhead (born December 26, 1947) is a Scottish poet and dramatist, originally from Motherwell. ... Brian Patten (photo by Hugo Glendinning) Brian Patten (born 7 February 1946, Liverpool) is a British poet, born in a working-class neighbourhood near the docks. ... 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. ... Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 - March 20, 1844) was a U.S. political figure and soldier. ... 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). ... Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 - March 20, 1844) was a U.S. political figure and soldier. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Alice Oswald is a well-prized English poet. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Alice Fulton Alice Fulton (born January 25, 1952 in Troy, New York, USA) is a United States poet, author, and feminist. ... 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. ... Galway Kinnell (born February 1, 1927) is an American poet. ... 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. ... Ruth Stone Ruth Stone (born June 8, 1915, in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American poet, recipient of the 2002 National Book Award for poetry. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Carl Dennis, an American poet, wrote Practical Gods, a Pulitzer winning collection of poetry. ... The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is awarded to scholars who have made a lasting contribution to the art and science of versification. ... Paul Fussell (born 1924, Pasadena, California) is a cultural historian and a professor emeritus of English literature of the University of Pennsylvania. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Lisel Mueller (born 1924) is a prize-winning 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. ... Ruth Stone Ruth Stone (born June 8, 1915, in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American poet, recipient of the 2002 National Book Award for poetry. ... The William Carlos Williams Award is given out by the Poetry Society of America. ... An image of Li-Young Lee from the press release for a public poetry reading at Abilene Christian University (2001). ... Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. ...

Deaths

See also: Deaths in 2001, other events of 2002, and Deaths in 2003. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... June Jordan (July 9, 1936-June 14, 2002) was an African-American bisexual political activist, writer, poet, and teacher, born in Harlem, New York, to Jamaican immigrants. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Kenneth Koch (27 February 1925 - 6 July 2002) was an American poet, playwright, and professor, active from the 1950s until his death at age 77. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Dorothy Coade Hewett, (May 21, 1923 – August 25, 2002), was an Australian feminist poet, novelist, librettist, and playwright. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stan Rice ([[1942] - December 9, 2002) was an American poet and artist and husband of writer Anne Rice (married 1961). ... Anne Rice. ...

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