Work, for the Night Is Coming

Jared Carter

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudge
1981Work, for the Night Is ComingMacmillan$5,000Galway Kinnell


Jared Carter is the author of several poetry collections, including Darkened Rooms of Summer (University of Nebraska Press, 2014), A Dance in the Street (Wind Publications, 2012), and Cross This Bridge at a Walk (Wind Publications, 2006). His honors include the Indiana Governor’s Arts Award; the 1992 New Letters Literary Award for Poetry, judged by Philip Levine; the Poets’ Prize; and the 2002 Rainmaker Award for Poetry, judged by Marilyn Chin; as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Indiana.

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