Sunday, May 16

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

2018 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Carrying Ada Limón

The Carrying

Ada Limón

2017 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Whereas Layli Long Soldier

Whereas

Layli Long Soldier

2016 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

House of Lords and Commons Ishion Hutchinson

House of Lords and Commons

Ishion Hutchinson

2015 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude Ross Gay

Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude

Ross Gay

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Citizen: An American Lyric Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

2013 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Metaphysical Dog Frank Bidart

Metaphysical Dog

Frank Bidart

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys D. A. Powell

Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys

D. A. Powell

2011 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Space, in Chains Laura Kasischke

Space, in Chains

Laura Kasischke

2010 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

One with Others: [a little book of her days] C. D. Wright’s

One with Others: [a little book of her days]

C. D. Wright’s

2009 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Versed Rae Armantrout

Versed

Rae Armantrout

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Half the World in Light Juan Felipe Herrera

Half the World in Light

Juan Felipe Herrera

2007 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Elegy Mary Jo Bang

Elegy

Mary Jo Bang

2006 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Tom Thomson in Purgatory Troy Jollimore

Tom Thomson in Purgatory

Troy Jollimore

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Refusing Heaven Jack Gilbert

Refusing Heaven

Jack Gilbert

2004 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004 Adrienne Rich

The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004

Adrienne Rich

2003 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Columbarium Susan Stewart

Columbarium

Susan Stewart

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest B.H. Fairchild

Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest

B.H. Fairchild

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Saving Lives Albert Goldbarth

Saving Lives

Albert Goldbarth

2000 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Carolina Ghost Woods Judy Jordan

Carolina Ghost Woods

Judy Jordan

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Ordinary Words Ruth Stone

Ordinary Words

Ruth Stone

1998 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Bird Catcher Marie Ponsot

The Bird Catcher

Marie Ponsot

1997 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Black Zodiac Charles Wright

Black Zodiac

Charles Wright

1996 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Sun Under Wood Robert Hass

Sun Under Wood

Robert Hass

1995 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Time & Money William Matthews

Time & Money

William Matthews

1994 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Rider Mark Rudman

Rider

Mark Rudman

1993 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

My Alexandria Mark Doty

My Alexandria

Mark Doty

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Collected Shorter Poems 1946-1991 Hayden Carruth

Collected Shorter Poems 1946-1991

Hayden Carruth

1991 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology Albert Goldbarth

Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology

Albert Goldbarth

1990 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Bitter Angel Amy Gerstler

Bitter Angel

Amy Gerstler

1989 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Transparent Gestures Rodney Jones

Transparent Gestures

Rodney Jones

1988 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The One Day Donald Hall

The One Day

Donald Hall

1987 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Flesh and Blood C.K. Williams

Flesh and Blood

C.K. Williams

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Wild Gratitude Edward Hirsch

Wild Gratitude

Edward Hirsch

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Triumph of Achilles Louise Glück

The Triumph of Achilles

Louise Glück

1984 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Dead and the Living Sharon Olds

The Dead and the Living

Sharon Olds

1983 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Changing Light at Sandover James Merrill

The Changing Light at Sandover

James Merrill

1982 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Antarctic Traveler Katha Pollitt

Antarctic Traveler

Katha Pollitt

1981 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

A Coast of Trees A.R. Ammons

A Coast of Trees

A.R. Ammons

1980 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Sunrise Frederick Seidel

Sunrise

Frederick Seidel

1979 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Ashes and 7 Years from Somewhere Philip Levine

Ashes and 7 Years from Somewhere

Philip Levine

1978 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

ed., Hello, Darkness: The Collected Poems of L.E. Sissman Peter Davison

ed., Hello, Darkness: The Collected Poems of L.E. Sissman

Peter Davison

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Day by Day Robert Lowell

Day by Day

Robert Lowell

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Geography III Elizabeth Bishop

Geography III

Elizabeth Bishop

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashbery

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror

John Ashbery