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The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually ... the preceding calendar year. Finalists have been announced since 1980, ordinarily two others beside the winner. ... In its first 92 years to 2013, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry was awarded 92 times. Two were given in 2008, none in  ...


Women Pulitzer Prize Winners for Letters, Drama, and Music ... 1993, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove named Poet Laureate of the U.S.. 1996, Jorie Graham for The Dream ... 1947, Margaret Clapp for Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow.


For a distinctive work that melds performance art with the deeper art of poetry to ... are often little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading. .... Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 and Next: New Poems, by ...


No less an authority than Harriet Monroe had her doubts about the way the winner was chosen. Edwin Arlington Robinson's Collected Poems. The first Pulitzer ...


Apr 28, 2014 ... She became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1920 ... Brooks ( 1917-2000) won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Annie ...


Jun 2, 2012 ... Gwendolyn Brooks, the first black person to win a Pulitzer Prize, holds a portrait of ... She also wrote poems about the struggles of black women.


Oct 10, 2013 ... The Chilean poet is the only Latin American woman to have won the Nobel prize. ... novel about village life in China won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel and was a best seller. ... She was the first Italian woman to win the prize.


On this date in 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her book of poetry, "Annie Allen." Reference:


Browse current and past winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. The 2015 winner is Digest by Gregory Pardlo.


Apr 2, 2014 ... Gwendolyn Brooks is the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize. ... by Inez Cunningham Stark, an affluent woman with a literary background. ... Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Annie Allen, making her the first ...