Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

awarded since 1980.

 

Selezione2014

3 Sections

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2014

di Vijay Seshadri

* Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry *

The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, “one of the most respected poets working in America today” (Time Out New York)

Vijay Seshadri’s new...


Selezione2013

Stag's Leap: Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2013, T. S. Eliot Prize 2012

di Sharon Olds

In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom.

As she carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending,...


Selezione2011

The Best of It: New and Selected Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2011

di Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan’s recent appointment as the Library of Congress’s sixteenth poet laureate is just the latest in an amazing array of accolades for this wonderfully accessible, widely loved poet. Salon has compared...


Selezione2010

Versed

Selezione2008

Time and Materials

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2008, National Book Award for Poetry 2007

di Robert Hass

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection—his first to appear in a decade—are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This...


Selezione2007

Native Guard (enhanced audio edition): Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2007

di Natasha Trethewey

Growing up in the Deep South, Natasha Trethewey was never told that in her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi, black soldiers had played a pivotal role in the Civil War. Off the coast, on Ship Island, stood a...


Selezione2004

Walking to Martha's Vineyard

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2004

di Franz Wright

In this radiant new collection, Franz Wright shares his regard for life in all its forms and his belief in the promise of blessing and renewal. As he watches the “Resurrection of the little apple tree outside...


Selezione2002

Practical Gods

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2002

di Carl Dennis

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.Practical Gods is the eighth collection by Carl Dennis, a critically acclaimed poet and recent winner of one of the most prestigious poetry awards, the Ruth Lilly...


Selezione1995

The Simple Truth: Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1995

di Philip Levine

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1995

 

Written in a voice that moves between elegy and prayer, The Simple Truth contains thirty-three poems whose aim is to weave a complex tapestry of myth, history (both public...


Selezione1980

New And Selected Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1980

di Donald Justice

"He is one of our finest poets, " Anthony Hecht has said of Donald Justice. Winner most recently of a 1996 Lannan Literary Award, Justice has been the recipient of almost every contemporary grant and prize for...


Selezione1955

The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1955, National Book Award for Poetry 1955

di Wallace Stevens

This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:

- "Harmonium"

- "Ideas of Order"

- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"

- "Parts of the World"

- "Transport...