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The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. However, special citations for poetry were presented in 1918 and 1919. The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... The Pulitzer Prize jury has the option of awarding special citations where they consider necessary. ... // Robert Graves marries Nancy Nicholson. ... // The Egoist, goes defunct Two paintings by E. E. Cummings appear in a show of the New York Society of Independent Artists. ...

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Winners

2000s

2007: Natasha Trethewey Native Guard
2006: Claudia Emerson Late Wife
2005: Ted Kooser Delights & Shadows
2004: Franz Wright Walking to Martha's Vineyard
2003: Paul Muldoon Moy Sand and Gravel
2002: Carl Dennis Practical Gods
2001: Stephen Dunn Different Hours
2000: C. K. Williams Repair

// Southword Editions in 2006 was preparing to start an annual anthology of Irish poetry, The Best of Irish Poetry 2007 to be the first volume. ... Natasha Trethewey (b. ... // French public notary Patrick Huet unveils Pieces of Hope to the Echo of the World in Lyon. ... Claudia Emerson (b. ... // Frank Bidart: Star Dust, one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year[1] Dan Chiasson: Natural History: Poems, one of the New York Times 100 Notable books of the year[1] Jorie Graham: Overlord: Poems, one of the New York Times 100 Notable books of the... Ted Kooser (b. ... // 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... Franz Wright, born in Vienna in 1953 won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book Walking to Marthas Vineyard (ISBN 0375415181), published in 2003. ... // Chuck Palahniuk reads his short story Guts to audiences while on tour to promote his novel Diary. ... Paul Muldoon (b. ... // 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. ... Carl Dennis, an American poet, wrote Practical Gods, a Pulitzer winning collection of poetry. ... // 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. ... Stephen Dunn (born 1939 in New York City, New York) is an American poet. ... // 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. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

1990s

// July 1 — Scotlands Parliament opened with the singing of Robert Burns A Mans a Man For AThat, instead of God Save The Queen The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is established at the Fifth Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference. ... Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, born in Canada. ... // 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... 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... // January 20 — Miller Williams of Arkansas reads his poem, Of History and Hope, at President Clintons inauguration. ... Lisel Mueller (born 1924) is a prize-winning American poet. ... // 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. ... Jorie Pepper Graham-Galvin (born May 9, 1950), American poet and the editor of numerous volumes of poetry. ... // February 16 — Announcement that 300 poems by S.T. Coleridge have been discovered February 17 — Sothebys announces discovery of four Walt Whitman notebooks John Ashbery, Can You Hear, Bird? Odysseus Elytis, West of Sadness (Δυτικά της λύπης) (his last book) Carl Rakosi, Poems, 1923-1941 Richard Howard edits The Best American Poetry... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... // In the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, W.H. Audens Stop all the clocks is read as a eulogy. ... Yusef Komunyakaa Yusef Komunyakaa (1947- ) is an eminent American poet who currently teaches at Princeton University. ... // January 20 — Maya Angelou reads On the Pulse of Morning at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton T. S. Eliot Prize created. ... Louise Glück (born April 22, 1943) is the author of nine books of poetry, including The Seven Ages (Ecco Press, 2001); Vita Nova (1999), which was awarded The New Yorker magazines Book Award in Poetry; Meadowlands (1996); The Wild Iris (1992), which received the Pulitzer Prize and the... // Nobel prize: Derek Walcott C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Harris, Jane, Interlinear and Other Poems Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Elizabeth Riddell, Selected Poems Mary Gilmore Prize: Alison Croggon - This is the Stone See 1992 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for... James Tate James Vincent Tate (b. ... // Forward Poetry Prize created John Ashbery, Flow Chart W.H. Auden, Collected Poems Gwendolyn Brooks, Children Coming Home Billy Collins, Questions About Angels (ISBN 0-8229-4211-9), the winner of the National Poetry Series competition in 1993 Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns Odysseus Elytis, The Elegies of Oxopetras (Τα Ελεγεία της Οξώπετρας) Howard Nemerov... Near Changes is a 1990 collection of poems by Mona Van Duyn (1921-2004). ... Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ... // Allen Ginsberg crowned Majelis King in Prague on May Day Maya Angelou, I Shall Not be Moved Derek Walcott, Omeros C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Mary Gilmore Prize: Kristopher Rassemussen - In the Name of... Charles Simic Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is a Serbian-American poet. ...

1980s

// Dead Poets Society, a film with excerpts from many traditional poets, ending with the title and opening line of Walt Whitmans lament on the death of Abraham Lincoln, O Captain! My Captain! My Left Foot, a film about Christy Brown, the Irish poet, and based on his autobiography Edward... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... // Joseph Brodsky, To Urania Federico García Lorca, Poeta en Nueva York first translation into English as A Poet in New York this year (written in 1930, first published posthumously in 1940) Philip Larkin, Collected Poems Michael Palmer, Sun The New British Poetry, a poetry anthology, jointly edited by Gillian... William Morris Meredith, Jr. ... // Charles Bukowski, fictionalised as alter ego Henry Chinaski, becomes the subject of the film Barfly starring Mickey Rourke. ... Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, USA) is an African American United States poet and author. ... // March 4 - President Ronald Reagan publicly recites from memory lines from Robert Services The Cremation of Sam McGee Wendy Cope, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis a best-seller December 18 Pforzheimer Collection of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and his circle donated to the New York Public Library... // The term New Formalism was first used in the article The Yuppie Poet in the May 1985 issue of the AWP Newsletter in an attack on the poetry movement. ... Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. ... // December 19 - Philip Larkin turns down the British Poet Laureateship, and Ted Hughes becomes Poet Laureate. ... Mary Oliver (1935 –) is an American poet. ... // Maya Angelou, Shaker, Why Dont You Sing? Elizabeth Bishop, Collected Poems 1927-1979 (posthumous) Amy Clampitt, Kingfisher Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Collected Poems, 1912–1944 (posthumous) Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, Tide Country See 1983 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists... Galway Kinnell (born February 1, 1927) is an American poet. ... // Final edition of This Magazine published. ... Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist. ... // Final issue of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine published. ... James Schuyler(9 November 1923 – 12 April 1991) was a major American poet in the late 20th century. ... // Mark Jarman and Robert McDowell started the small magazine The Reaper to promote narrative and formal poetry. ... Donald Justice (born in Miami, Florida, August 12, 1925 - died in Iowa City, Iowa, August 6, 2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing. ...

1970s

// Kingsley Amis - Collected Poems Ted Hughes - Moor Town Craig Raine - A Martian Sends a Postcard Home See 1979 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... // L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine, edited by Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein, first published Stevie, a film based on a play about the poet Stevie Smith is released Maya Angelou, And Still I Rise Paul Blackburn, translator (posthumous), Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry Odysseus Elytis... Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate on two separate occasions: from 1963 to 1964, and from 1988 to 1990. ... // British publication Gay News successfully prosecuted in the United Kingdom for blasphemy and libel for publishing James Kirkups The Love that Dares to Speak its Name Samuel Beckett, Collected Poems in English and French Elizabeth Bishop, Geography III, which includes In the Waiting Room, The Moose, and the villanelle... Published in 1976, Divine Comedies is the seventh book of poetry by James Merrill (1926-1995). ... 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. ... // Two poems written in 1965 by Mao Zedong just before the Cultural Revolution, including Two Birds: A Dialogue, are published on January 1[1] Elizabeth Bishop, One Act Marya Fiamengo, In Praise of Older Women Thom Gunn, Jack Straws Castle Derek Walcott, Sea Grapes James Merrill: Divine Comedies, including... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... // With the 1974, fall of the dictatorship in Greece, poets, authors and intellectuals who had fled after the coup of 1967 returned, and this year many began publishing in that country. ... Young Gary Snyder, on one of his early book covers Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (originally, often associated with the Beat Generation), essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. ... // The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics is founded by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman. ... Robert Lowell (March 1, 1917–September 12, 1977), born Robert Traill Spence Lowell, IV, was a highly regarded mid-twentieth-century American poet. ... // Adrienne Rich, Rape Derek Walcott, Another Life See 1973 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Maxine Kumin (b. ... // John Betjeman becomes Poet Laureate A.R. Ammons: Briefings: Poems Small and Easy Collected Poems: 1951-1971, winner of the National Book Award in 1973 John Ashbery, Three Poems Ted Berrigan, Ron Padgett, and Tom Clark, Back In Boston Again John Berryman, (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Elizabeth Bishop and... James Arlington Wright (December 3, 1927 – March 25, 1980), was one of the most beloved American poets of the second half of the 20th century. ... Aleksandr Tvardovsky, who died this year, was a Soviet poet who, as editor of Novy Mir, fought for more independence and published Alexandr Solzhenitsyns One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in 1962 // This Magazine founded by Robert Grenier and Barrett Watten The Canterbury Tales, a film directed... William Stanley Merwin (September 30, 1927 - ) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet and translator. ... // Charles Causley, Figgie Hobbin See 1970 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Richard Howard is a distinguished American poet, literary critic, essayist, teacher, and translator. ...

1960s

// FIELD Magazine founded Charles Bukowski quits his day job as a Post Office clerk in Los Angeles to embark on a writing career after being promised a $100 stipend from Black Sparrow Press. ... George Oppen, a picture now used as the cover for the recently published Selected Poems George Oppen (April 24, 1908 - July 7, 1984) was an American poet, best known as one of the members of the Objectivist group of poets. ... // Charles Causley, Underneath the Water Rod McKuen - Lonesome Cities Black Fire, edited by LeRoi Jones and Larry Neal, an anthology of African American poetry See 1968 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Anthony Ivan Hecht, (January 16, 1923-October 20, 2004), was an American poet. ... // Cecil Day-Lewis is selected as the new Poet Laureate of the UK. Margaret Atwood, The Circle Game Ted Hughes, Wodwo Wole Soyinka, Idanre, and Other Poems See 1967 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Anne Sexton, 1974 Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928, Newton, Massachusetts – October 4, 1974, Weston, Massachusetts), born Anne Gray Harvey, was an American poet and writer. ... // Raymond Souster founds the League of Canadian Poets A.R. Ammons, Northfield Poems John Ashbery, Rivers and Mountains Ted Berrigan, Some Things Paul Blackburn, 16 Sloppy Haiku and a Lyric for Robert Reardon Sing Song translator, Poem of the Cid Basil Bunting, Briggflatts Randall Jarrell (died 1965), The Lost World... Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was a prolific American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. ... // Meic Stephens founds Poetry Wales Russian poet Anna Akhmatova was allowed to travel outside the Soviet Union to Sicily and England in order to receive the Taormina prize and an honorary doctoral degree from Oxford University Randall Jarrell, Little Friend, Little Friend Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist Philip Larkin... John Allyn Berryman (originally John Allyn Smith) (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. ... // Sir John Betjeman, Ring of Bells Leonard Cohen, Flowers for Hitler, including The Only Tourist in Havana Turns his Thoughts Homeward Philip Larkin, The Whitsun Weddings. ... Louis Simpson (born March 27, 1923 in Jamaica) is a United States poet. ... // Babette Deutsch, Collected Poems, 1919-1962 T.S. Eliot - Collected Poems 1909-1962 Philip Hobsbaum and Edward Lucie-Smith, editors, A Group Anthology Silvia Plath, The Bell Jar, an autobiographical novel published under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas Adrienne Rich, Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law, her third volume of poetry... William Carlos Williams Dr. William Carlos Williams (sometimes known as WCW) (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963), was an American poet closely associated with modernism and Imagism. ... // Eric Gregory Award: Donald Thomas, James Simmons, Brian Johnson (poet, Jenny Joseph Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Christopher Fry National Book Award for Poetry: Alan Dugan, Poems Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Alan Dugan: Poems Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | ... Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was an American poet. ... // Eric Gregory Award: Adrian Mitchell, Geoffrey Hill National Book Award for Poetry: Randall Jarrell, The Woman at the Washington Zoo Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Phyllis McGinley: Times Three: Selected Verse From Three Decades Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | ... // Eric Gregory Award: Christopher Levenson Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: John Betjeman National Book Award for Poetry: Robert Lowell, Life Studies Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: W. D. Snodgrass: Hearts Needle January 14 - Ralph Chubb Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | ... W. D. Snodgrass is an USA American poet and 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner. ...

1950s

// Aldous Huxley turns down the offer of a knighthood. ... Stanley Jasspon Kunitz (born July 29, 1905) is a noted American poet who served two years (1974–1976) as the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a precursor to the modern Poet Laureate program), and served another year as United States Poet Laureate in 2000. ... // Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Francis Cornford American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Poetry: Conrad Aiken National Book Award for Poetry: Robert Penn Warren, Promises: Poems, 1954-1956 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Stanley Kunitz, Selected Poems 1928-1958 April 15 - Benjamin Zephaniah, British dub poet March... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... // Howl obscenity trial in San Francisco brings significant attention to beat poetry, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg Donald Hall, Robert Pack and Louis Simpson, New Poets of England and America, anthology (Meridian Books) Harry Ammos, Churchill and Other Poems Dick Diespecker, Windows West Joan Finnegan, through The Glass, Darkly Gordon... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... // City Lights Books publishes Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsburg Aniara - Harry Martinson National Book Award for Poetry: W.H. Auden, The Shield of Achilles Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Elizabeth Bishop: Poems - North & South Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Edmund Blunden date unknown - Amy Gerstler, poet June 22... Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979), was an American poet and writer. ... // The Group, a British poetry movement, starts meeting in London with gatherings taking place once a week, on Friday evenings, at first at Hobsbaums flat and later at the house of Edward Lucie-Smith. ... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955 in poetry) was a major American Modernist poet. ... // Robert Creeley founds and edits the Black Mountain Review Jack Kerouac reads Dwight Goddards A Buddhist Bible, which will influence him greatly. ... Theodore Huebner Roethke (; RET-key) (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was a United States poet, who published several volumes of poetry characterized by its rhythm and natural imagery. ... // George Plimpton, Peter Matthiessen and Harold L. Humes found The Paris Review. ... Archibald MacLeish Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer and the Librarian of Congress. ... // E. E. Cummings is appointed to a Charles Eliot Norton Professorship at Harvard. ... Marianne Moore photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marianne Moore (December 11, 1887 - February 5, 1972) was a Modernist American poet and writer. ... // Bad Lord Byron, a film directed by David Macdonald about the Romantic poet W.H. Auden, Nones Charles Causley, Farewell Aggie Weston Hugh Kenner, The Poetry of Ezra Pound, highly influential in causing a re-assessment of Pounds poetry Robert Lowell, The Mills of the Kavanaughs Peter Mason Opie... Carl Sandburg in 1955 Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, historian, novelist, balladeer, and folklorist. ... // In 1950, Charles Olson published his seminal essay, Projective Verse. ... Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an award-winning African American woman poet. ...

1940s

// Carlos de Oliveira - Descida aos Infernos Judith Wright, Woman to Man Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), By Avon River Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (later the post would be called Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress): Elizabeth Bishop appointed this year. ... Peter Viereck (1916- ), is professor emeritus of history at Mount Holyoke College, a noted poet, and influential political thinker. ... // Sometime this year, Jack Kerouac introduced the phrase Beat Generation to describe his friends and as a general term describing the underground, anti-conformist youth gathering in New York at that time to the novelist John Clellon Holmes September — The body of William Butler Yeats who died in Menton, France... The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue is an eighty page poem in six parts by the British writer W.H. Auden. ... Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) (IPA: ; first syllable of Auden rhymes with law), who signed his works W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. ... // Dorothy Parker divorces Alan Campbell for the first time. ... Robert Lowell (March 1, 1917–September 12, 1977), born Robert Traill Spence Lowell, IV, was a highly regarded mid-twentieth-century American poet. ... // W.H. Auden becomes a U.S. citizen Cleanth Brooks, The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry Roy Campbell, Talking Bronco Walter De la Mare, The Traveller Henry Reed, A Map of Verona, including Naming of Parts Dylan Thomas, Deaths and Entrances, including Fern Hill and A... // Benjamin Brittens opera Peter Grimes, based on George Crabbes The Borough Vladimir Nabokov becomes a naturalized citizen of the United States Ezra Pound is arrested for treason at Genoa and imprisoned at Pisa by the U.S. Army W.H. Auden, Collected Poems Elizabeth Smart, By Grand Central... Karl Jay Shapiro (November 10, 1913-May 14, 2000) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning United States poet, famous for his poetry written in the Pacific Theater while he served there during World War II. His collection V-Letter and Other Poems, written while Shapiro was stationed in New Guinea, was... // Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (later the post would be called Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress): Robert Penn Warren appointed this year. ... Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898–March 13, 1943) was a United States author, poet, short story writer and novelist, best known for his narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Browns Body, published in 1928. ... // Ottawa native Elizabeth Smart moves permanently to England. ... Robert Frost (1941) Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. ... // T.S. Eliot - Little Gidding Frost Medal: Edgar Lee Masters Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: William Rose Benet, The Dust Which Is God October 23 - Douglas Dunn, poet date unknown - Gladys Cardiff, poet date unknown - Konstantin Balmont, poet Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | | ... William Rose Benét (February 2, 1886 - May 4, 1950) was an American poet, writer and editor. ... // G. S. Fraser - The Fatal Landscape and Other Poems Frost Medal: Robert Frost Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Leonard Bacon: Sunderland Capture October 2 - John Sinclair, poet October 13 - John Snow, cricketer and poet Billy Collins January 6 - F. R. Higgins, poet January 23 - John Oxenham, novelist and poet February 7... // Aldous Huxley is a screenwriter for the movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice W.H. Auden, Another Time Sir John Betjeman, Old Lights for New Chancels T.S. Eliot, East Coker, published in New English Weekly Dylan Thomas, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog Pulitzer Prize for Poetry... Mark Van Doren (June 13, 1894 – December 10, 1972) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic. ...

1930s

// Last issue of The Criterion is published. ... John Gould Fletcher (January 3, 1886 – May 20, 1950) was a Pulitzer Prize winning Imagist poet and author. ... // Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, editors, Understanding Poetry (appearing thereafter in revised editions to 1976) Louis MacNeice, The Earth Compels W.B. Yeats, New Poems, including Lapis Lazuli Hawthornden Prize - David Jones for In Parenthesis Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Marya Zaturenska: Cold Morning Sky February 22 — Ishmael Reed, American... Marya Zaturenska (1902-1982) was an American lyric poet, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1938. ... // • Iowa Writers Workshop founded by Paul Engle at the University of Iowa Dr. Seuss publishes his first book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street John Betjeman, Continual Dew, including The Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel David Jones, In Parenthesis Isaac Rosenberg, Collected Works... Robert Frost (1941) Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. ... // James Laughlin founds New Directions Publishers in New York, which published many modern poets for the first time; New Directions publishes its first book and its first annual, New Directions in Prose and Poetry with contributions from Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams and others. ... Robert Peter Tristam Coffin (1892-1955) was a writer, poet and professor at Wells College (1921-1934) and Bowdoin College (1934-1955). ... // T. S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral William Empson, Some Versions of Pastoral Louis MacNeice, Poems John Masefield, Box of Delights Wallace Stevens, Ideas of Order W. B. Yeats, A Full Moon in March Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Audrey Wurdemann: Bright Ambush January 30 — Richard Brautigan, writer and poet January... // The Barretts of Wimpole Street, a film directed by Sidney Franklin, with Norma Shearer as Elizabeth Barrett and Fredric March as Robert Browning; redone in 1957, less successfully T. S. Eliot, The Rock George Oppen, Discrete Series Dylan Thomas, Eighteen Poems, including The Force that Through the Green Fuse Drives... Robert Silliman Hillyer (1895-1965) was a poet and academic, becoming Professor of English at Harvard University. ... // Black Mountain College founded as a progressive, experimental educational institution which attracted poets who became known as the Black Mountain School of poetry. ... Archibald MacLeish Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer and the Librarian of Congress. ... // W. B. Yeats rents a house in Dublin. ... George Dillon (1906-1968) was an editor and poet. ... // John Betjeman, Mount Zion Edmund Blunden publishes Wilfred Owens poems Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Red Roses for Bronze Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Robert Frost: Collected Poems February 2 — Judith Viorst, American author known for her childrens books and poetry April 19 — Etheridge Knight, (died 1991), an African-American... Robert Frost (1941) Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. ... // Frost Medal inaugurated by the Poetry Society of America John Masefield becomes Poet Laureate T.S. Eliot - Ash Wednesday W. H. Auden, Poems, his first published book (accepted by T.S. Eliot on behalf of Faber & Faber, which remained Audens publisher for the rest of his life) Samuel Beckett... Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 – August 17, 1973) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, born in Savannah, Georgia, whose work includes poetry, short stories and novels. ...

1920s

// The Little Review, edited by Margaret Caroline Anderson and Jane Heap, ceases publication The Dial ceases publication Djuna Barnes, A Night Among the Horses a collection of prose and poetry expanded from her 1923 volume, A Book Robert Bridges, The Testament of Beauty Cecil Day-Lewis, Transitional Poem Emily Dickenson... Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was a United States author, poet, short story writer and novelist. ... // Russian poets Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky found OBERIU (a Russian acronym for An Association of Real Art), an avant-garde grouping of Russian post-Futurist poets in the 1920s-1930s T.S. Eliot, For Lancelot Andrewes Robert Frost, West-Running Brook Federico García Lorca, Romancero Gitano Thomas Hardy... Edwin Arlington Robinson Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet, who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. ... // T.S. Eliot enters the Church of England and assumes British citizenship G.K. Chesterton, Collected Poems Robert Desnos, La liberté ou lamour! T.S. Eliot, The Journey of the Magi Allama Iqbal, Zabur-i-Ajam (Persian Psalms) James Weldon Johnson, Gods Promises James Joyce, Pomes Penyeach J... // The remains of English war poet Isaac Rosenberg are re-interred at Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Plot V, St. ... Amy Lowell Amy Lawrence Lowell (February 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) was an American poet of the imagist school who posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926. ... // T.S. Eliot joins the publishing house of Faber & Gwyer, leaves Lloyds bank. ... Edwin Arlington Robinson Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet, who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. ... // October 10 — Ezra Pound leaves Paris permanently and moves to Rapallo, Italy. ... New Hampshire is a 1923 Pulitzer Prize-winning volume of poems written by Robert Frost. ... Robert Frost (1941) Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. ... // Djuna Barnes, A Book, collection of prose and poetry e. ... Edna St. ... // Pulitzer Prize for Poetry established The Criterion appears William Butler Yeats Who goes with Fergus (first published in 1892 is the song James Joyce has his character Stephen Daedalus sing to his mother as she lies dying in the novel Ulysses, published this year (the poem was Joyces favorite... Edwin Arlington Robinson Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet, who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. ...

See also

Emily Dickinson, one of the best known American poets. ... This is a list of awards that are, or have been, given out to writers of poetry, either for a specific poem, collection of poems, or body of work. ... A list of famous prizes, medals and awards including cups, trophies, bowls, badges, state decorations etc. ... This page indexes the individual year in poetry, the decade in poetry and the century in poetry pages. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

External links

  • Pulitzer Prize - official site

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The prize was established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher in the late 19th century.
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In addition to the prizes, Pulitzer fellowships are awarded to four outstanding students of the Graduate School of Journalism as selected by the faculty.
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Strand was honored for his most recent volume of poetry, "Blizzard of One." Plans are in progress for Strand to return to the UI as a visiting faculty member in the spring of 2000.
The 1999 Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and fiction bring to 26 the total of literary Pulitzers won by UI faculty or students, primarily in the Writers' Workshop.
Other recent UI-connected Pulitzer winners are former faculty member Philip Roth for fiction last year; Jane Smiley for fiction and James Tate for poetry in 1992; and Robert Olen Butler, a graduate of the UI department of theatre arts, for fiction in 1993.
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