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The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
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Awards: The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
Previous Winners

1998

Questions for Ecclesiastes
by Mark Jarman


1997

The Figured Wheel
by Robert Pinsky


1996

Chickamauga
by Charles Wright


1995

Winter Numbers
by Marilyn Hacker


1994

Travels
by W.S. Merwin


1993

The Man with Night Sweats
by Thom Gunn


1992

An Atlas of the Difficult World
by Adrienne Rich


1991

New Poems, 1980-88
by John Haines


1990

God Hunger
by Michael Ryan


1989

Selected Poems, 1938-1988
by Thomas McGrath


1988

The Sisters: New & Selected Poems
by Josephine Jacobsen


1987

The Happy Man
by Donald Hall


1986

New Selected Poems
by Howard Moss


1985

A Wave
by John Ashbery


1984

Collected Poems, 1930-83
by Josephine Miles


1983

The Argot Merchant Disaster
by George Starbuck


1982

The Bridge of Change: Poems 1974-1980
by John Logan


1981

The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown
by Sterling A. Brown


1980

The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978
by Stanley Kunitz


1979

Brothers, I Loved You All
by Hayden Carruth


1978

Collected Poems, 1919-1976
by Allen Tate


1977

The Names of the Lost
by Philip Levine


1976

The Freeing of the Dust
by Denise Levertov


1975

O/I
by Cid Corman