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Wallace Stevens Award

The Wallace Stevens Award is given annually to recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry. Established in 1994, the award now carries a stipend of $100,000 for the recipient. No applications are accepted.

Winners & Judges

Year Winner Judges
2013 Philip Levine Victor Hernández Cruz, Toi Derricotte, Mark Doty, Marilyn Hacker, Juan Felipe Herrera, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Marilyn Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ron Padgett, Marie Ponsot, Claudia Rankine, Arthur Sze, Anne Waldman, and C. D. Wright
2012 Gary Snyder Victor Hernández Cruz, Toi Derricotte, Mark Doty, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Marie Ponsot, Arthur Sze, and Anne Waldman
2011 Yusef Komunyakaa Victor Hernández Cruz, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Edward Hirsch, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Marie Ponsot, Kay Ryan, Gerald Stern, and Anne Waldman
2010 Galway Kinnell Victor Hernández Cruz, Rita Dove, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Edward Hirsch, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Marie Ponsot, Kay Ryan, Susan Stewart, Gerald Stern, and C. K. Williams
2009 Jean Valentine Frank Bidart, Victor Hernández Cruz, Rita Dove, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Edward Hirsch, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Susan Stewart, Gerald Stern, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C. K. Williams
2008 Louise Glück Frank Bidart, Victor Hernández Cruz, Rita Dove, Lyn Hejinian, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Gary Snyder, Susan Stewart, Gerald Stern, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C. K. Williams
2007 Charles Simic Frank Bidart, Rita Dove, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Galway Kinnell, Nathaniel Mackey, Sharon Olds, Carl Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Gary Snyder, Gerald Stern, Susan Stewart, James Tate, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C. K. Williams
2006 Michael Palmer Robert Hass, Fanny Howe, Susan Stewart, Arthur Sze, and Dean Young
2005 Gerald Stern Frank Bidart, Lucille Clifton, Toi Derricotte, Sharon Olds, and Kevin Young
2004 Mark Strand Rosanna Warren, Jonathan Aaron, W. S. DiPiero, Jane Hirshfield, Lynne McMahon
2003 Richard Wilbur Alice Fulton, Glyn Maxwell, Heather McHugh, C. K. Williams, and Al Young
2002 Ruth Stone Marie Howe, Galway Kinnell, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Philip Levine
2001 John Ashbery Charles Bernstein, Susan Howe, Harryette Mullen, Geoffrey O'Brien, Cole Swensen
2000 Frank Bidart Eavan Boland, Louise Glück, Wendy Lesser, James Longenbach, Carl Phillips
1999 Jackson Mac Low Frank Bidart, Robert Creeley, Sharon Olds, Marjorie Perloff, John Yau
1998 A.R. Ammons Edward Hirsch, Richard Howard, Stephen Sandy, Susan Stewart, Helen Vendler
1997 Anthony Hecht Harold Bloom, Debora Greger, John Hollander, Heather McHugh, Mark Strand
1996 Adrienne Rich Thom Gunn, Marilyn Hacker, Daniel Hoffman, David Wagoner, Rosanna Warren
1995 James Tate John Ashbery, Jorie Graham, Charles Simic
1994 W. S. Merwin James Merrill, Carolyn Kizer, J. D. McClatchy
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