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List of Walt Whitman Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All Walt Whitman Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Walt Whitman Award award are listed along with photos for every Walt Whitman Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Walt Whitman Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Walt Whitman Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Walt Whitman Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Walt Whitman Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Walt Whitman Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the Walt Whitman Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Walt Whitman Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Walt Whitman Award, so most of the famous Walt Whitman Award 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 Walt Whitman Award?" 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 can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. Items on this list include David Bottoms and Jonathan Thirkield. (36 items)

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Alberto Ríos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Alberto Álvaro Ríos is the author of ten books and chapbooks of poetry, three collections of short stories, and a memoir. In August 2013, Rios was named Arizona's first state poet ...more

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Alison Hawthorne Deming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Alison Hawthorne Deming is an American poet, and essayist.

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Anne Pierson Wiese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Anne Pierson Wiese, is an American poet.

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Anthony Petrosky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Anthony Petrosky is an American poet, and professor.

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April Bernard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
April Bernard is an American poet. She was born and raised in New England, and graduated from Harvard University. She has worked as a senior editor at Vanity Fair, Premiere, and Manhattan, inc. ...more

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Barbara Ras is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Barbara Ras is an American poet, translator and publisher. Her most recent poetry collection is The Last Skin, which was preceded by One Hidden Stuff, and her first collection is Bite Every

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Ben Doller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Ben Doller Ben Doller is an American poet and writer.

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Carl Adamshick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Carl Adamshick Carl Adamshick is an award-winning poet.

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Chris Llewellyn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Chris Llewellyn Chris Llewellyn is an American poet.

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Christianne Balk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Christianne Balk Christianne Balk is an American poet.

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Christopher Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Christopher Gilbert was an American poet.

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David Bottoms is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
David Bottoms is an American poet.

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Elaine Terranova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Elaine Terranova is an American poet.

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Eric Pankey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Eric Pankey is an American poet and artist.

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Geri Doran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Geri Doran was born in Kalispell, Montana in 1966. Doran has attended Vassar College, the University of Cambridge, the University of Florida, and Stanford University, where she held a Wallace ...more

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Greg Glazner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Greg Glazner is an American poet.

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J. Michael Martinez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
J. Michael Martinez is a Hispanic American poet.

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Jan Heller Levi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Jan Heller Levi Jan Heller Levi is a poet who teaches at CUNY Hunter College’s MFA Program in Creative Writing.

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Jan Richman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Jan Richman Jan Richman is an American poet.

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Jared Carter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Jared Carter is an American poet and editor.

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John Canaday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
John Canaday John Canaday is an award-winning poet.

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Jonathan Thirkield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Jonathan Thirkield Jonathan Thirkield is an American poet, currently living in New York City.

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Joshua Clover is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Joshua Clover is a professor at the University of California Davis. He is a published poet, scholar, critic, and journalist. He has appeared in three editions of Best American Poetry and two ...more

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Judith Baumel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Judith Baumel Judith Baumel is an American poet.

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Judy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Judy Jordan is an American poet.

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Karen Snow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Karen Snow Karen Snow is an American poet. Her work has appeared in the Beloit Poetry Journal, Chowder Review, Montserrat Review, Heartland, Michigan Quarterly Review, Lake Superior Review, ANON, Prairie ...more

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Laura Crafton Gilpin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Laura Crafton Gilpin was a poet, nurse, and passionate advocate for patients rights. Born in Wisconsin, she moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1955. After graduating from the local public school ...more

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Lauren Shakely is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Lauren Shakely is an American poet, editor, and publisher.

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Martha Hollander is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Martha Hollander is an American poet and art historian.

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Mary Rose O'Reilley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Mary Rose O'Reilley Mary Rose O'Reilley is an American poet and writer of non-fiction.

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Nicole Cooley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Nicole Ruth Cooley is an American poet. Her most recent poetry collection is Breach. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Field, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, The Paris Review, PEN America, The ...more

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Reg Saner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Reg Saner Reg Saner is an American poet.

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Sally Van Doren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Sally Van Doren is an American poet from St. Louis, Missouri. She was awarded the 2007 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets for her first collection of poems. Her most recent ...more

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Stephen Yenser is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Stephen Yenser Stephen Yenser is an American poet and literary critic who has published two acclaimed volumes of verse, as well as books on James Merrill, Robert Lowell, and an assortment of contemporary ...more

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Suji Kwock Kim is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Suji Kwock Kim is a Korean American poet-playwright.

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Tony Tost is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Walt Whitman Award Winners List
Tony Tost Tony Tost is an American poet, critic and screenwriter. His first poetry book Invisible Bride won the 2003 Walt Whitman Award judged by C.D. Wright. Tost was born in Springfield, Missouri, and ...more