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Pulitzer Prize : Poetry (1917- )

2010-2019

2010s

Winner

Versed, by Rae Armantrout

Finalists

  • Inseminating the Elephant, by Lucia Perillo
  • Tryst, by Angie Estes

Winner

The Best of It : New and Selected Poems, by Kay Ryan

Finalists

  • Break the Glass, by Jean Valentine
  • The Common Man, by Maurice Manning

Winner

Life on Mars, by Tracy K. Smith

Finalists

  • Core Samples from the World, by Forrest Gander
  • How Long, by Ron Padgett

Winner

Stag's Leap, by Sharon Olds

Finalists

  • Collected Poems, by Jack Gilbert
  • The Abundance of Nothing, by Bruce Weigl

Winner

3 Sections, by Vijay Seshadri

Finalists

  • The Big Smoke, by Adrian Matejka
  • The Sleep of Reason, by Morri Creech

Winner

Digest, by Gregory Pardlo

Finalists

  • Compass Rose, by Arthur Sze
  • Reel to Reel, by Alan Shapiro

Winner

Ozone Journal, by Peter Balakian

Finalists

  • Allive : New and Selected Poems, by Elizabeth Willis
  • Four-Legged Girl, by Diane Seuss

Winner

Olio, by Tyehimba Jess

Finalists

  • Collected Poems : 1950-2012, by Adrienne Rich
  • XX, by Campbell McGrath

Winner

Half-light : Collected Poems 1965-2016, by Frank Bidart

Finalists

  • Incendiary Art, by Patricia Smith
  • semiautomatic, by Evie Shockley

Winner

Be With, by Forrest Gander

Finalists

  • feeld, by Jos Charles
  • Like, by A. E. Stallings