Awards & Winners

Rae Armantrout

Date of Birth 13-April-1947
Place of Birth Vallejo
(Solano County, California, San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America, Area code 707)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Poet, Professor, Writer
Rae Armantrout is an American poet generally associated with the Language poets. Armantrout was born in Vallejo, California but grew up in San Diego. She has published ten books of poetry and has also been featured in a number of major anthologies. Armantrout currently teaches at the University of California, San Diego, where she is Professor of Poetry and Poetics. On March 11, 2010, Armantrout was awarded the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award for her book of poetry Versed published by the Wesleyan University Press, which had also been nominated for the National Book Award. The book later earned the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Armantrout’s most recent collection, Just Saying, was published in February 2013. She is the recipient of numerous other awards for her poetry, including an award in poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in 2007 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008.

Awards by Rae Armantrout

Check all the awards nominated and won by Rae Armantrout.


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : Versed

Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Versed


National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
Honored for : Versed

Nominations 2009 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Poetry Versed