Awards & Winners

Gwendolyn Brooks

Date of Birth 07-June-1917
Place of Birth Topeka
(Kansas, United States of America, Area code 785, Shawnee County)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, Brooks, Gwendolyn
Profession Writer, Poet
Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was an American poet. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 and was appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968 and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985.

Awards by Gwendolyn Brooks

Check all the awards nominated and won by Gwendolyn Brooks.


Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Honored for : In the Mecca; Poems

Nominations 1969 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Poetry In the Mecca; Poems


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : Annie Allen