Awards & Winners

Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the foundation also publishes Poetry. The prize was established in 1986 by Ruth Lilly. The prize honors a living U.S. poet whose "lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition"; its value is $100,000 making it one of the richest literary prizes in the world. The prize has been called "among the most prestigious awards that can be won by an American poet".

Check all the Awards, Winners and Nominations for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize since 1986.

Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize


Check all the winners of 2009 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.
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