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Pulitzer Prize For Poetry Winners   2010 - 1922

Year First Last Work Links
2010 Rae Armantrout Versed
2009 W.S. Merwin The Shadow of Sirius
2008 Philip Schultz Failure
2008 Robert Hass Time and Materials
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
1999 Mark Strand  Blizzard of One
1998 Charles Wright  Black Zodiac
1997 Lisel Mueller  Alive Together: New and Selected Poems
1996 Jorie Graham  The Dream of the Unified Field
1995 Philip Levine  The Simple Truth
1994 Yusef Komunyakaa  Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems
1993 Louise Glück  The Wild Iris
1992 James Tate  Selected Poems by James Tate
1991 Mona Van Duyn  Near Changes
1990 Charles Simic  The World Doesn't End
1989 Richard Wilbur  New and Collected Poems by Richard Wilbur
1988 William Meredith New and Selected Poems by William Meredith
1987 Rita Dove Thomas and Beulah
1986 Henry S. Taylor The Flying Change
1985 Carolyn Kizer Yin
1984 Mary Oliver American Primitive
1983 Galway Kinnell Selected Poems by Galway Kinnell
1982 Sylvia Plath The Collected Poems by Sylvia Plath
1981 James Schuyler The Morning of the Poem
1980 Donald Justice Selected Poems by Donald Justice
1979 Robert Penn Warren Now and Then
1978 Howard Nemerov Collected Poems by Howard Nemerov
1977 James Merrill Divine Comedies by James Merrill 
1976 John Ashbery Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
1975 Gary Snyder Turtle Island
1974 Robert Lowell The Dolphin
1973 Maxine Kumin Up Country
1972 James Wright Collected Poems
1971 William S. Merwin The Carrier of Ladders
1970 Richard Howard Untitled Subjects
1969 George Oppen Of Being Numerous
1968 Anthony Hecht The Hard Hours
1967 Anne Sexton Live or Die
1966 Richard Eberhart Selected Poems by Richard Eberhart
1965 John Berryman 77 Dream Songs
1964 Louis Simpson At The End Of The Open Road
1963 William Carlos Williams Pictures from Breughel
1962 Alan Dugan Poems by Alan Dugan
1961 Phyllis McGinley Times Three: Selected Verse From Three Decades 
1960 W.D. Snodgrass Heart's Needle
1959 Stanley Kunitz Selected Poems 1928-1958 by Stanley Kunitz
1958 Robert Penn Warren Promises: Poems 1954-1956 by Robert Penn Warren 
1957 Richard Wilbur  Things of This World
1956 Elizabeth Bishop Poems - North & South
1955 Wallace Stevens Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
1954 Theodore Roethke The Waking
1953 Archibald MacLeish Collected Poems 1917-1952 by Archibald MacLeish
1952 Marianne Moore Collected Poems by Marianne Moore
1951 Carl Sandburg Complete Poems by Carl Sandburg
1950 Gwendolyn Brooks Annie Allen
1949 Peter Viereck Terror and Decorum
1948 W.H. Auden The Age of Anxiety
1947 Robert Lowell Lord Weary's Castle
1946 No Award No Award No Award
  • No Award - does anyone know why?
1945 Karl Shapiro V-Letter and Other Poems
1944 Stephen Vincent Benet Western Star
1943 Robert Frost A Witness Tree
1942 William Rose Benet The Dust Which Is God
1941 Leonard Bacon Sunderland Capture 
1940 Mark Van Doren Collected Poems by Mark Van Doren
1939 John Gould Fletcher Selected Poems by John Gould Fletcher
1938 Marya Zaturenska Cold Morning Sky
1937 Robert Frost A Further Range
1936 Robert P.T. Coffin Strange Holiness
1935 Audrey Wurdemann Bright Ambush
1934 Robert Hillyer Collected Verse by Robert Hillyer
1933 Archibald MacLeish Conquistador
1932 George Dillon The Flowering Stone
1931 Robert Frost Collected Poems by Robert Frost
1930 Conrad Aiken Selected Poems by Conrad Aiken
1929 Stephen Vincent Benet John Browns Body
1928 Edwin Arlington Robinson Tristram
1927 Leonora Speyer Fiddler's Farewell
1926 Amy Lowell 1926: What's O'Clock by Amy Lowell 
1925 Edwin Arlington Robinson The Man Who Died Twice
1924 Robert Frost New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes by Robert Frost
1923 Edna  St. Vincent Millay The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver: A Few Figs from Thistles: Eight Sonnets in American Poetry, 1922. A Miscellany by Edna St. Vincent Millay 
1922 Edwin Arlington Robinson Collected Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson

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