List of winners of the Academy of American Poets' Fellowship

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List of winners of the Academy Fellowship is awarded annually for "distinguished poetic achievement" at mid-career, by the Academy of American Poets.

Fellows are awarded a stipend which is presently $25,000. The Fellowship program was created in 1946, since 1995 given in Memory of James Ingram Merrill.

It was the first of the Academy's current portfolio of awards; the Academy's website describes it as "the first of its kind in the United States."[1]

Academy Fellows:

2013 Carolyn Forché
2012 Brenda Hillman
2011 Joan Larkin
2010 Khaled Mattawa
2009 Harryette Mullen
2008 Brigit Pegeen Kelly[2]
2007 James McMichael
2006 Carl Phillips[3]
2005 Claudia Rankine[4]
2004 Jane Hirshfield
2003 Li-Young Lee
2002 Sharon Olds
2001 Ellen Bryant Voigt
2000 Lyn Hejinian
1999 Gwendolyn Brooks
1998 Charles Simic
1997 John Haines[5]
1996 Jay Wright
1995 Denise Levertov
1994 David Ferry
1993 Gerald Stern
1992 Adrienne Rich
1991 J. D. McClatchy
1990 William Meredith
1989 Richard Howard
1988 Donald Justice
1987 Josephine Jacobsen; Alfred Corn
1986 Irving Feldman; Howard Moss
1985 Amy Clampitt; Maxine Kumin
1984 Richmond Lattimore; Robert Francis
1983 James Schuyler; Philip Booth
1982 John Frederick Nims; John Ashbery
1981 Richard Hugo
1980 Mona Van Duyn
1979 May Swenson; Mark Strand[6]
1978 Josephine Miles
1977 Louis Coxe
1976 J. V. Cunningham
1975 Robert Hayden
1974 Léonie Adams
1973 W. S. Merwin
1972 W. D. Snodgrass
1971 James Wright
1970 Howard Nemerov
1969 Richard Eberhart; Anthony Hecht
1968 Stanley Kunitz
1967 Mark Van Doren
1966 Archibald MacLeish; John Berryman
1965 Marianne Moore
1964 Elizabeth Bishop[7]
1963 Ezra Pound; Allen Tate
1962 John Crowe Ransom
1961 Horace Gregory
1960 Jesse Stuart
1959 Louise Bogan
1958 Robinson Jeffers
1957 Conrad Aiken
1956 William Carlos Williams
1955 Rolfe Humphries
1954 Louise Townsend Nicholl; Oliver St. John Gogarty
1953 Robert Frost
1952 Padraic Colum
1950 E. E. Cummings
1948 Percy MacKaye
1947 Ridgely Torrence
1946 Edgar Lee Masters
1937 Edwin Markham

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