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2016

Kingsley Tufts Award

Ross Gay, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Ross Gay

Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

Kyle Dargan, Honest Engine (University of Georgia Press)

Amy Gerstler, Scattered at Sea (Penguin)

Fred Moten, The Little Edges (Wesleyan)

Jennifer Moxley, The Open Secret (Flood Editions)

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Danez Smith, [insert] boy

Danez Smith

Meg Day, Last Psalm at Sea Level (Barrow Street)

Bethany Schultz Hurst, Miss Lost Nation (Anhinga Press)

Michael Morse, Void and Compensation (Canarium)

Henry Walters, Field Guide A Tempo (Hobblebush Books)

2015

Kingsley Tufts Award

Angie Estes, Enchantée

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Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

Lucie Brock-Broido, Stay, Illusion
(Knopf)
Laura Kasischke, The Infinitesimals
(Copper Canyon Press).
Mark Wunderlich, The Earth Avails
(Graywolf Press)
Kevin Young, Book of Hours
(Knopf)

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Brandon Som, The Tribute Horse

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award Finalists

David J. Daniels, Clean
(Four Way Books)
Hailey Leithauser, Swoop
(Graywolf Press)
Jamaal May, Hum
(Alice James Books)
Roger Reeves, King Me
(Copper Canyon Press)

2014

Kingsley Tufts Award

Afaa Michael Weaver, The Government of Nature

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Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

Brenda Shaughnessy, Our Andromeda
(Copper Canyon)
Brian Teare, Companion Grasses
(Omnidawn)

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Yona Harvey, Hemming the Water

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award Finalists

Kim Young, Night Radio
(University of Utah Press)
Leila Wilson, The Hundred Grasses
(Milkweed Editions)

2013

Kingsley Tufts Award

Marianne Boruch, The Book of Hours

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Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

Edward Haworth Hoeppner, Blood Prism
(Ohio State University Press)
Paisley Rekdal, Animal Eye
(University of Pittsburgh Press)

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Heidy Steidlmayer, Fowling Piece

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award Finalists

Rebecca Morgan Frank, Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon Press)
francine j. harris, Allegiance
(Wayne State University Press)

2012

Kingsley Tufts Award

Timothy Donnelly, The Cloud Corporation

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Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

Ed Roberson, To See the Earth Before the End of the World
Christian Wiman, Every Riven Thing

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Katherine Larson, Radial Symmetry

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award Finalists

Julie Hanson, Unbeknownst
Shane McCrae, Mule

2011

Kingsley Tufts Award

Chase Twichell, Horses Where Answers Should Have Been

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Kingsley Tufts Award Finalists

David Baker, Never-Ending Birds
Bob Hicok, Words for Empty and Words for Full

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Atsuro Riley, Romey’s Order

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award Finalists

John Murillo, Up Jump the Boogie
Melissa Range, Horse and Rider

2010

Kingsley Tufts Award

D.A. Powell, Chronic

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Beth Bachmann, Temper

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2009

Kingsley Tufts Award

Matthea Harvey, Modern Life

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Matthew Dickman, All-American Poem

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2008

Kingsley Tufts Award

Tom Sleigh, Space Walk

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Janice N. Harrington, Even the Hollow My Body Made is Gone

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2007

Kingsley Tufts Award

Rodney Jones, Salvation Blues

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Eric McHenry, Potscrubber Lullabies

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2006

Kingsley Tufts Award

Lucia Perillo, Luck Is Luck

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Christian Hawkey, The Book of Funnels

2005

Kingsley Tufts Award

Michael Ryan, New and Selected Poems

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Patrick Phillips, Chattahoochee

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2004

Kingsley Tufts Award

Henri Cole, Middle Earth

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Adrian Blevins, The Brass Girl Brouhaha

2003

Kingsley Tufts Award

Linda Gregerson, Waterborne

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Joanie Mackowski, The Zoo

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2002

Kingsley Tufts Award

Carl Phillips, The Tether

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Cate Marvin, World’s Tallest Disaster

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2001

Kingsley Tufts Award

Alan Shapiro, The Dead Alive and Busy

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Jennifer Clarvoe, Invisible Tender

2000

Kingsley Tufts Award

Robert Wrigley, Reign of Snakes

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Terrance Hayes, Muscular Music

1999

Kingsley Tufts Award

B.H.Fairchild, The Art of the Lathe

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Barbara Ras, Bite Every Sorrow

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1998

Kingsley Tufts Award

John Koethe, Falling Water

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Charles Harper Webb, Reading the Water

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1997

Kingsley Tufts Award

Campbell McGrath, Spring Comes to Chicago

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Lucia Perillo, The Body Mutinies

1996

Kingsley Tufts Award

Deborah Digges, Rough Music

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Barbara Hamby, Delirium

1995

Kingsley Tufts Award

Thomas Lux, Split Horizon

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Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Doug Anderson, The Moon Reflected Fire

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1994

Kingsley Tufts Award

Yusef Komunyakaa, Neon Vernacular

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Catherine Bowman, 1-800-HOT-RIBS

1993

Kingsley Tufts Award

Susan Mitchell, Rapture

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