Awards & Winners

Gary Snyder

Date of Birth 08-May-1930
Place of Birth San Francisco
(California, United States of America, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Peninsula, Area code 415)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Snyder, Gary, Gary Sherman Snyder, Gary S. Snyder
Profession Writer, Poet, Author, Educator, Essayist, Translator, Environmentalist
Gary Snyder is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet, he is also an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. He has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology". Snyder is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His work, in his various roles, reflects an immersion in both Buddhist spirituality and nature. Snyder has translated literature into English from ancient Chinese and modern Japanese. For many years, Snyder served as a faculty member at the University of California, Davis, and he also served for a time on the California Arts Council.

Awards by Gary Snyder

Check all the awards nominated and won by Gary Snyder.


Nominations 2004 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Neustadt International Prize for Literature
National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry Danger on Peaks


Nominations 1992 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Poetry No nature


American Book Awards
Honored for : Axe handles


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : Turtle Island