Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

awarded since 1980.

 

2018 selection

Half-light

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2018, National Book Award for Poetry 2017

by Frank Bidart

The collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voices

Gathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary...


2014 selection

3 Sections

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2014

by Vijay Seshadri

* Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry *

The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, "one of the most respected poets working in America today" (Time Out New York)

Vijay Seshadri's new poetry...


2008 selection

Time and Materials

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2008, National Book Award for Poetry 2007

by Robert Hass

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection—his first to appear in a decade—are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This...


2006 selection

Late Wife: Poems

2005 selection

Delights & Shadows

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2005

by Ted Kooser

"Kooser has written more perfect poems than any poet of his generation." -Dana Gioia, Can Poetry Matter?


2003 selection

Moy Sand and Gravel

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2003

by Paul Muldoon

Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, in which he was brought up, to suburban...


1982 selection

The Collected Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1982

by Sylvia Plath

Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath’s complete poetic works, edited and introduced by Ted Hughes.

By the time of her death on 11, February 1963, Sylvia Plath had written a large bulk of poetry. To my knowledge,...