Awards & Winners

Gerald Stern

Date of Birth 22-February-1925
Place of Birth Pittsburgh
(United States of America, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Area code 412, Area code 878)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Poet, Essayist
Gerald Stern is an American poet, essayist and educator. The author of twenty collections of poetry and four books of essays, Stern has taught literature and creative writing at Temple University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Raritan Valley Community College, and Iowa Writers' Workshop. Since 2009, Stern has been distinguished poet-in-residence and a member of the faculty of Drew University's graduate programme for a Master of Fine Arts in poetry. Stern is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University and has attended the University of Paris for post-graduate study. He received the National Book Award for Poetry in 1998 for This Time: New and Selected Poems, and was named as a finalist in 1991 for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Leaving Another Kingdom: Selected Poems. In 2000, New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman appointed Stern as the state's first poet laureate.

Awards by Gerald Stern

Check all the awards nominated and won by Gerald Stern.


Nominations 2006 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Neustadt International Prize for Literature


Wallace Stevens Award
National Jewish Book Award for Poetry
Honored for : Everything is Burning: Poems


National Book Award for Poetry
Honored for : This Time: New and Selected Poems

Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Poetry This Time: New and Selected Poems


Nominations 1991 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Leaving Another Kingdom


James Laughlin Award
Honored for : Lucky Life