National Book Award for Poetry

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The National Book Award for Poetry is one of five annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.wikipedia
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The National Book Award for Poetry is one of five annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.
The fixed number five finalists was retained through 2012, while the number of book categories has doubled with the addition of Poetry in 1991 and Young People's Literature in 1996.

Terrance Hayes

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His 2010 collection, Lighthead, won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2010.

Danez Smith

They are the author of the poetry collection [insert] Boy, which won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry, and Don't Call Us Dead: Poems, a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for poetry.

Louise Glück

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She won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2014 for Faithful and Virtuous Night.

Patrick Phillips

His 2015 poetry collection, Elegy for a Broken Machine (Alfred A. Knopf), was a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry.

David Ferry (poet)

David Ferry
He won the National Book Award for Poetry for his 2012 collection Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations.

Mary Szybist

She won the National Book Award for Poetry for her collection Incarnadine.

Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems

Voyage of the Sable Venus
The collection won the National Book Award for Poetry, the first debut collection to win the award since 1974.

Rae Armantrout

Wobble, to be published in November 2018, is a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry.

Adrienne Rich

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Diving into the Wreck, a collection of exploratory and often angry poems, split the 1974 National Book Award for Poetry with Allen Ginsberg, The Fall of America.

W. S. Merwin

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Merwin received many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1971 and 2009; the National Book Award for Poetry in 2005, and the Tanning Prize—one of the highest honors bestowed by the Academy of American Poets—as well as the Golden Wreath of the Struga Poetry Evenings.

Jean Valentine

Her poetry collection, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965–2003, was awarded the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry.

Ai (poet)

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Ai Ogawa (born Florence Anthony; October 21, 1947 – March 20, 2010) was an American poet and educator who won the 1999 National Book Award for Poetry for Vice: New and Selected Poems.

Alan Dugan

His first volume Poems published in 1961 was a chosen by the Yale Series of Younger Poets and went on to win the National Book Award for Poetry and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

A. R. Ammons

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Archie Randolph Ammons (February 18, 1926 – February 25, 2001) was an American poet who won the annual National Book Award for Poetry in 1973 and 1993.

Jenny Xie

The book was also named a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry in 2018.

Solmaz Sharif

Her book Look was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry, a finalist for the 2017 PEN Open Book Award, one of The New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2016, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016, a Washington Post Best Poetry Collection of 2016, one of The New Yorker's Books We Loved in 2016, and one of the San Francisco Chronicle's 100 Recommended Books of 2016.

Robin Coste Lewis

Lewis is the author of Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (2015), winner of the National Book Award for Poetry—and the first poetry debut to win the award since 1974.