The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize is administered by the Academy of American Poets selected by the New Hope Foundation in 1994. Established in 1975, this $25,000 award recognizes the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous year.
The Prize was created in 1975 by the New Hope Foundation of Pennsylvania, which was a philanthropic foundation created by Lenore Marshall and her husband, James Marshall, to "support the arts and the cause of world peace"; Lenore Marshall, a poet, novelist, editor, and peace activist, had died in 1971. Receipt of the prize has been among the distinctions noted by the Library of Congress when the Poet Laureate of the United States is named.
The Prize was initially administered by the Saturday Review magazine. Following the folding of Saturday Review, the Prize was administered by The Nation magazine. In 1995, administration of the Prize became the responsibility of the Academy; the Prize has a permanent endowment. The Prize is still sponsored by The Nation, which usually publishes an article about the poetry of each year's finalists and winner. The cash value of the prize is currently $25,000.
|2010||John Koethe||Ninety-fifth Street||Marianne Boruch, David Kirby, John Yau|
|2009||Linda Gregg ||All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems||Dorianne Laux, J. D. McClatchy, James Richardson|
|2008||Henri Cole ||Blackbird and Wolf||Lucie Brock-Broido, B. H. Fairchild, John Koethe|
|2007||Alice Notley||Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970–2005||David Baker, Mark McMorris, Marie Ponsot|
|2006||Eleanor Lerman||Our Post-Soviet History Unfolds||Carl Dennis, Tony Hoagland, Carol Muske-Dukes|
|2005||Anne Winters||The Displaced of Capital||Louise Glück, Robert Pinsky, Alan Shapiro|
|2004||Donald Revell ||My Mojave||Brenda Hillman, Forrest Gander, Harryette Mullen|
|2003||Eamon Grennan||Still Life with Waterfall||Judith Ortiz Cofer, Andrew Hudgins, Robert Wrigley|
|2002||Madeline DeFrees||Blue Dusk||Joy Harjo, Michael S. Harper, Lawson Inada|
|2001||Fanny Howe||Selected Poems||Elaine Equi, Ann Lauterbach, Bob Perelman|
|2000||David Ferry||Of No Country I Know: New and Selected Poems and Translations||W. S. Di Piero, Mary Kinzie, Eleanor Wilner|
|1999||Wanda Coleman||Bathwater Wine||Rafael Campo, Toi Derricotte, Marilyn Hacker|
|1998||Mark Jarman||Questions for Ecclesiastes||Charles Simic, Chase Twichell, Charles Wright|
|1997||Robert Pinsky||The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996||Mark Doty, Susan Mitchell, Mary Oliver|
|1996||Charles Wright||Chickamauga||Philip Levine, Yusef Komunyakaa, Laurie Sheck|
|1995||Marilyn Hacker||Winter Numbers||Maxine Kumin, Cornelius Eady, Alice Fulton|
|1994||W. S. Merwin||Travels||Gerald Stern, Deborah Digges, Stephen Dunn|
|1993||Thom Gunn||The Man with Night Sweats||Robert Pinsky, Carol Muske, James Tate|
|1992||Adrienne Rich||An Atlas of the Difficult World||Mona Van Duyn, Edward Hirsch, Thomas Lux|
|1991||John Haines||New Poems, 1980-88||Donald Hall, Josephine Jacobsen, Molly Peacock|
|1990||Michael Ryan||God Hunger||William Pritchard, Sydney Lea, Liz Rosenberg|
|1989||Thomas McGrath||Selected Poems, 1938-1988||Amy Clampitt, Richard Kenney, Robert Shaw|
|1988||Josephine Jacobsen||The Sisters: New & Selected Poems||William Jay Smith, Robert Phillips, Katha Pollitt|
|1987||Donald Hall||The Happy Man||Robert Pinsky, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Douglas Crase|
|1986||Howard Moss||New Selected Poems||J. D. McClatchy, Richard Howard, Rachel Hadas|
|1985||John Ashbery||A Wave||Dave Smith, Rika Lesser, John Hollander|
|1984||Josephine Miles||Collected Poems, 1930-83||Alfred Corn, Josephine Jacobsen, Donald Justice|
|1983||George Starbuck||The Argot Merchant Disaster||Dana Gioia, May Swenson, Sydney Lea|
|1982||John Logan||The Bridge of Change: Poems 1974-1980||William Jay Smith, Carolyn Kizer, Paul Zweig|
|1981||Sterling A. Brown||The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown||Philip Levine, Michael S. Harper, Jean Valentine|
|1980||Stanley Kunitz||The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978||William Jay Smith, Cynthia Macdonald, Quincy Troupe|
|1979||Hayden Carruth||Brothers, I Loved You All||Alastair Reid, Galway Kinnell, Mark Strand|
|1978||Allen Tate||Collected Poems, 1919-1976||Alastair Reid, John Hollander, May Swenson|
|1977||Philip Levine||The Names of the Lost||William Stafford, Carolyn Kizer, Charles Wright|
|1976||Denise Levertov||The Freeing of the Dust||Hayden Carruth|
|1975||Cid Corman||O/I||Hayden Carruth|
- ↑ Nancy Breen, ed. 2008 Poet's Market. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books. p. 385. ISBN 9781582974996.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/108
- ↑ http://researchfunding.duke.edu/detail.asp?OppID=6526
- ↑ http://us.macmillan.com/MacmillanSite/categories/General/ProfessionalAssociationAwards/LenoreMarshallPoetryPrizeWinner
- ↑ http://www.pw.org/content/lenore_marshall_poetry_prize
- ↑ "Lenore Marshall". James A. Michener Art Museum. http://www.michenermuseum.org/bucksartists/artist.php?artist=144&page=590. Retrieved 2009-06-12.
- ↑ "Lenore G. Marshall, 72, Dies; Was Poet, Novelist, and Editor". The New York Times. September 25, 1971.
- ↑ "Poet Laureate Billy Collins Appointed to Serve a Second Term". April 22, 2002. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2002/02-058.html.
- ↑ "Librarian of Congress Appoints Donald Hall Poet Laureate". June 14, 2006. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2006/06-131.html.
- ↑ "Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky To Open 1998-99 Literary Series". September 16, 1998. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/1998/98-145.html.
- ↑ "Librarian of Congress Makes Unprecedented Poetry Appointments". April 5, 1999. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/1999/99-043.html.
- ↑ Miller, Marie-Jeanne A. (2005). "Brown, Sterling Allen". In Serafin; Bendixen, Alfred. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 135. ISBN 9780826417770. http://books.google.com/?id=LyJqIfNPSgcC&printsec=frontcover#PPA135,M1. "In 1980, the Collected Poems of S. A. B. was published and won deserving accolades and awards, notably the Lenore Marshall/Saturday Review Poetry Prize, given annually to the outstanding book of poems in the U.S.."
- ↑ Smith, William Ray (October 16, 1982). "John Logan Wins Marshall Prize". The Nation.
- ↑ http://www.pw.org/content/henri_cole_wins_25000_lenore_marshall_poetry_prize
- ↑ http://www.thenation.com/doc/20041129/hillman
- ↑ . http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb1367/is_199512/ai_n6386189/. Template:Dead link
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