2009 in poetry

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Events[edit]

Works published in English[edit]

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

India, Indian poetry in English[edit]

  • I Vi Ramakrsnan and Anju Makhija, editors, We Speak in Changing Languages: Indian Women Poets 1990–2007, anthology, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi[13]
  • Yash Sharma, Tale of a Virgin River, translated into English by Anil Sehgal from the original Dogri; released with a CD of six songs composed and sung by the poet's daughter, Seema Anil Sehgal, a prominent singer; published in Singapore[14]
  • Eunice de Souza, A Necklace of Skulls, Collected Poems ( Poetry in English), New Delhi: Penguin[15]
  • Arundhathi Subramaniam, editor, Hot is the Moon: Poems and Stories of Women in Kannada, Tamil, Konkani And Tulu, anthology in various languages, with translations into English; Mumbai: Sparrow[16]
  • Uddipana Goswami, We Called the River Red ( Poetry in English ), Authorspress[17]

Ireland[edit]

Seamus Heaney addresses the Law Society (University College Dublin), this year

United Kingdom[edit]

Luke Kennard performing at Howl, Poetry Link this year

Anthologies in the United Kingdom[edit]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United Kingdom[edit]

  • Zachary Leader, editor, The Movement Reconsidered: Essays on Larkin, Amis, Gunn, and Their Contemporaries, Oxford University Press (April 2009)[19]
  • Contemporary Poetry: Poets and Poetry since 1990 (Cambridge Contexts in Literature) Cambridge University Press, 1st edition ISBN 978-0-521-71248-4

United States[edit]

Anthologies in the United States[edit]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United States[edit]

Poets in The Best American Poetry 2009[edit]

These poets appeared in The Best American Poetry 2009, with David Lehman, general editor, and David Wagoner, guest editor (who selected the poetry):[26]

Works published in other languages[edit]

French language[edit]

France[edit]

French poetry in Canada[edit]

French poetry in Switzerland[edit]

German[edit]

Greece[edit]

  • Phoebe Giannisi, Homerika, publisher: Kedros Editions[29]
  • Christoph Janacs, Zärtlichkeit mit Stacheln. Gedichte zu Adalbert Stifter ("The Tenderness of Quills: Poems by Adalbert Stifter"), Salzburg: Edition Tandem, 88 pages, ISBN 978-3-902606-17-4[30]
  • Giorgos Lillis, Bounds of the Labyrinth, publisher: Kedros Editions[29]
  • Yiannis Stigas, Isopalo Travma ("An Even Wound"), publisher: Kedros Editions[29][31]
  • Noveltly Within or Beyond Language, an anthology of young Greek poets, Athens: Gavriilidis Editions[29][32]
  • Christos Chrysoopoulos (Χρήστος Χρυσόοπουλος), Η άλλη Λώρα ("Another Laura"), criticism; Athens: Kastaniotis

India[edit]

Listed in alphabetical order by first name:

Wisława Szymborska on October 23

Poland[edit]

Portuguese language[edit]

Russia[edit]

Books of poetry were published this year by Igor Bulatovsky, Ilya Kucherov, Dmitry Grigoryev, Natalya Chernykh, Aleksey Porvin, Boris Khersonsky, Aleksandr Mironov, Gali-Dana Zinger and Vadim Mesyats[45]

Other languages[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Awards announced this year:

International[edit]

Australia awards and honors[edit]

Canada awards and honors[edit]

New Zealand awards and honors[edit]

United Kingdom awards and honors[edit]

United States awards and honors[edit]

From the Poetry Society of America[edit]

Eugeniusz Tkaczyszyn-Dycki, accepting the Gdynia Literary Prize, for poetry; he also won the Nike Award for best literary work in Poland

From the Poetry Society of Virginia[60] Student Poetry Contest[edit]

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-3 Category – Grades 5 & 6

  • 1st place Eloise H. Kelley, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "One Unique World"
  • 2nd place Eliza D’Anieri, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Piano Images"
  • 3rd place Cullan Kerner, Winchester, Virginia for the poem "Benched"
  • 1st Honorable Mention Graydon Nuk, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem “The Bike"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Josephine Norris Cotton, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem “A Cat's Personality”
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Sophia Rose Carbonneau, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem “Florida's Smiles”

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-4 Category – Grades 7 & 8

  • 1st place Nate Friant, Harbor, Maine for the poem "November Jay"
  • 2nd place Ashley Harris, Mt. Kisco, NY for the poem "Lines"
  • 3rd place Emma Moorhead, Bath, Maine for the poem "My Crayola"
  • 1st Honorable Mention Lia Russell, Richmond, Virginia for the poem "Dogwood"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Amelia Neilson, Arrowsic, Maine for the poem "Harvested"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-5 Category – Grades 9 & 10

  • 1st place Cassandra Gergely, Owings, Maryland for the poem "Sun Dreams"
  • 2nd place Kelsey Tripp, Roanoke, Virginia for the poem "Clarity"
  • 3rd place Aleck Berry, Williamsburg, Virginia for the poem "Golden Fried Love"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-6 Category – Grades 11 & 12

  • 1st place Duncan Lyle, Manakin Sabot, Virginia for the poem "Smoking is not allowed in School"
  • 2nd place Bianca LaBarbena, Edison, New Jersey for the poem "Haven"
  • 3rd place Keenan Nathaniel Thompson, Richmond, Virginia for the poem "Sunflower Angel"
  • 1st Honorable Mention Brown Farinholt, Richmond, Virginia for the poem "Your Temple"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Kara Wang, Saratoga, California for the poem "Longing"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-7 Category – Community College

  • 1st place Tyler Iseley, Newport News, Virginia for the poem "Warrior"
  • 2nd place Linda Arnott, Tucson, Arizona for the poem "The Corpse"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: S-8 Category – Undergraduate College

  • 1st place Nathan W. Friedman, Roanoke, Virginia for the poem "Like Clara Bow"
  • 2nd place Nicole Fegeas, Warrenton, Virginia for the poem "Semantics"
  • 3rd place Audrey Walls, Richmond, Virginia for the poem "Piedmont Station"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Poetry Society Prize

  • 1st place Abbie Hinchman, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Where My Poems Hide"
  • 2nd place Sophia Rose Carbonneau, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "How to be in a Play"
  • 3rd place Maura Eileen Anderson, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem “Late Night Wing: An Alphabet Poem”
  • 1st Honorable Mention Daniel Mayer, Walpole, Maine for the poem "My Ascent and Descent"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Jacob Maxmin, Nobleboro, Maine for the poem "Holiday Helpers"
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Virginia Hindman, Edgecomb, Maine for the poem "Ignorance"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Jenkins Prize

  • 1st place Kelsey Tripp, Roanoke, Virginia for the poem "Suppressed Voice"
  • 2nd place Mikal Cardine, Warrington, Virginia for the poem "Lost"
  • 3rd place Robyn Walters, Yorktown, Virginia for the poem "For the Love of Book"

2009 Student Poetry Contest Winners :: Virginia Student Prize

  • 1st place Brown Farinholt, Richmond, Virginia for the poem “Henrietta's”
  • 2nd place Mikal Cardine, Warrington, Virginia for the poem "Lonely"
  • 3rd place Michelle Moses, Virginia Beach, Virginia for the poem "Novelty Love"
  • 1st Honorable Mention Sam Perry, Dillwyn, Virginia for the poem "The Musician"
  • 2nd Honorable Mention Philip Halsey, Richmond, Virginia for the poem "Spoiled"
  • 3rd Honorable Mention Peter Chiappa, Yorktown, Virginia for the poem "Sonnet 31"

Awards and honors elsewhere[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  • Britannica Book of the Year 2010 (events of 2009), published by the Encyclopædia Britannica, online edition (subscription required), "Literature/Year in Review 2009" section