Wednesday, September 22

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Incendiary Art: Poems Patricia Smith

Incendiary Art: Poems

Patricia Smith

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Gap Gardening: Selected Poems Rosmarie Waldrop

Gap Gardening: Selected Poems

Rosmarie Waldrop

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

From the New World: Poems 1976-2014 Jorie Graham

From the New World: Poems 1976-2014

Jorie Graham

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Citizen: An American Lyric Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems, Ron Padgett

Collected Poems,

Ron Padgett

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Poems 1962-2012 Louise Glück

Poems 1962-2012

Louise Glück

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Double Shadow: Poems Carl Phillips

Double Shadow: Poems

Carl Phillips

2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 Maxine Kumin

Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010

Maxine Kumin

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Practical Water Brenda Hillman

Practical Water

Brenda Hillman

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems Frank Bidart

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems

Frank Bidart

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Old Heart: Poems Stanley Plumly

Old Heart: Poems

Stanley Plumly

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Ooga-Booga Frederick Seidel

Ooga-Booga

Frederick Seidel

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Refusing Heaven: Poems Jack Gilbert

Refusing Heaven: Poems

Jack Gilbert

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Inner Voices: Selected Poems, 1963-2003 Richard Howard

Inner Voices: Selected Poems, 1963-2003

Richard Howard

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Collected Later Poems Anthony Hecht

Collected Later Poems

Anthony Hecht

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Watercourse: Poems Cynthia Zarin

The Watercourse: Poems

Cynthia Zarin

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos Anne Carson

The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos

Anne Carson

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Throne of Labdacus Gjertrud Schnackenberg

The Throne of Labdacus

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Repair: Poems C.K. Williams

Repair: Poems

C.K. Williams

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Mysteries of Small Houses Alice Notley

Mysteries of Small Houses

Alice Notley

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Black Zodiac Charles Wright

Black Zodiac

Charles Wright

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Mixed Company Alan Shapiro

Mixed Company

Alan Shapiro

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation Robert Pinsky

The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation

Robert Pinsky

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Angel of History Carolyn Forché

The Angel of History

Carolyn Forché

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

My Alexandria: Poems Mark Doty

My Alexandria: Poems

Mark Doty

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

An Atlas of the Difficult World Adrienne Rich

An Atlas of the Difficult World

Adrienne Rich

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

What Work Is: Poems Philip Levine

What Work Is: Poems

Philip Levine

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems John Caddy

The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems

John Caddy

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The One Day Donald Hall

The One Day

Donald Hall

1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

New and Collected Poems Richard Wilbur

New and Collected Poems

Richard Wilbur

1987 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems William Meredith

Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems

William Meredith

1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems, 1948-1984 Derek Walcott

Collected Poems, 1948-1984

Derek Walcott

1985 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Cross Ties: Selected Poems X.J. Kennedy

Cross Ties: Selected Poems

X.J. Kennedy

1984 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Maximus Poems Charles Olson

The Maximus Poems

Charles Olson

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Changing Light at Sandover: A Poem James Merrill

The Changing Light at Sandover: A Poem

James Merrill

1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980 Allen Ginsberg

Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980

Allen Ginsberg

1981 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Three Pieces Ntozake Shange

Three Pieces

Ntozake Shange

1980 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Kill the Messenger Who Brings Bad News Robert Kelly

Kill the Messenger Who Brings Bad News

Robert Kelly