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Nov 01 2005

New York, November 1—A book of poems exploring New York City's poor, homeless, and disenfranchised has been named the year's most outstanding collection of poetry.

Sep 28 2005

New York, September 28, 2005 —The Academy of American Poets and The Nation magazine are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2005 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, a $25,000 award for the most outstanding book of poems published in the United States during 2004.

Sep 19 2005

September 19, 2005 — The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the recipients of three major awards for poetry, with a total of $130,000 bestowed upon the poets.