Award Winners
5.0k readers

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Winners List

5.0k views83 items
List of Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners from every year the award has been given out. All Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry award are listed along with photos for every Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners of all time. Anybody who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, so most of the famous Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Pulitzer Prize for Poetry?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing has a variety of items, like C. K. Williams and Archibald MacLeish, in it. {#nodes}
...more
  • Alan Dugan1
    Alan Dugan (February 12, 1923 – September 3, 2003) was an American poet.His first volume Poems...  more
  • Amy Lowell2
    Amy Lawrence Lowell (February 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) was an American poet of the imagist...  more
  • Anne Sexton3
    Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet known for her highly...  more
  • Anthony Hecht4
    Anthony Evan Hecht (January 16, 1923 – October 20, 2004) was an American poet. His work...  more
  • Archibald MacLeish5
    Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet and writer who was...  more
  • 6
    Audrey Wurdemann (January 1, 1911 – May 20, 1960) was an American poet. She was the youngest...  more
  • C. K. Williams7
    Charles Kenneth "C. K." Williams (November 4, 1936 – September 20, 2015) was an American poet,...  more
  • 8
    Carl Dennis (born September 17, 1939), an American poet and educator. His book Practical Gods...  more
  • Carl Sandburg9
    Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer,...  more
  • 10
    Carolyn Ashley Kizer (December 10, 1925 – October 9, 2014) was an American poet of the Pacific...  more
  • Charles Simic11
    Charles Simic (Serbian: Душан "Чарлс" Симић [dǔʃan tʃârls sǐːmitɕ]; born Dušan Simić; May 9,...  more
  • Charles Wright12
    Charles Wright (born August 25, 1935) is an American poet. He shared the National Book Award...  more
  • 13
    Claudia Emerson (January 13, 1957 – December 4, 2014) was an American poet. She won the 2006...  more
  • Conrad Aiken14
    Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 – August 17, 1973) was an American writer, whose work...  more

    More Conrad Aiken 

    #190 of 369 The Greatest Poets of All Time#75 of 118 The Best American Poets

  • Donald Justice15
    Donald Justice (August 12, 1925 – August 6, 2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing....  more
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay16
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American poet and...  more

    More Edna St. Vincent Millay 

    #39 of 250 The Best Gay Authors#38 of 233 The Best Female Authors of All Time

  • Edwin Arlington Robinson17
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet. Robinson...  more
  • Elizabeth Bishop18
    Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet and short-story...  more
  • 19
    Franz Wright (March 18, 1953 – May 14, 2015) was an American poet. He and his father James...  more
  • Galway Kinnell20
    Galway Mills Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014) was an American poet. He won the...  more
  • Gary Snyder21
    Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet...  more

    More Gary Snyder 

    #185 of 209 The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today#61 of 168 The Best Poets of the 20th Century

  • 22
    George Hill Dillon (November 12, 1906 – May 9, 1968) was an American editor and poet. He was...  more
  • George Oppen23
    George Oppen (April 24, 1908 – July 7, 1984) was an American poet, best known as one of the...  more
  • Gwendolyn Brooks24
    Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an American poet, author, and...  more
  • Henry S. Taylor25
    Henry Splawn Taylor (born June 21, 1942) is an American poet, author of more than 15 books of...  more