Agnes Scott College 
Prize Name: Janef Preston Poetry Prize
Founded: 1976
Donor: Agnes Scott College
2019 Prizewinner: Srinidhi Panchapakesan, “Natural Disaster

University of Alabama
Prize Name: Hill-Kohn Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: University of Alabama
2019 Prizewinner: Jiaming Tang, “Come Closer” 

Amherst College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1959
Donor: Trustees of Amherst College
2019 Prizewinner: Heather Brennan, “Crossings

Aquinas College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Mrs. Linda Nemec Foster
2019 Prizewinner: Lukas Isenga, “Get Up, Or, So Help Me I Will Sharpen Optimism into A Spear: in Four Parts

Arizona State University 
Prize Name: Katherine C. Turner Prize
Founded: 1994
Donor: Ms. Katharine C. Turner
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Arizona 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of Arizona
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Arkansas
Prize Name: C.D. Wright/Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2019
Donor: Geffrey Davis
2019 Prizewinner: E. Thomas Jones, “Revision with Blueberries

Auburn University 
Prize Name: Robert Hughes Mount Jr. Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mrs. Frances Mayes
2019 Prizewinner: Laura Mulqueen, “The Fear Structure”

Augsburg University 
Prize Name: John R. Mitchell Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mrs. Jeanette Mitchell
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Bard College 
Prize Name: The Flow Chart Foundation/Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: David Kermani, The Flow Chart Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Gilad Jaffe, "Poem to Keep You Company," and Isabella Martinez, "Kindling"

Baylor University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Beall Poetry Festival
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Beloit College 
Prize Name: Beloit Poetry Journal Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Ms. Marion Stocking
2019 Prizewinner: Therese Elizabeth Lydon, “Washburn A Mill Explosion, Minneapolis, 1878

Bennington College
Prize Name: The Green Prize for Poetry
Founded: 2006
Donor: Kelly Green & Forrest MacGregor
2019 Prizewinner: Matthew Tuckner, “Ornithology

Bergen Community College 
Prize Name: The Steven W. Chung Poetry Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Steven W. Chung
2019 Prizewinner: Ariana Landeira, “A Palm Reading

Boston University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: Boston University Creative Writing Program
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Bowdoin College 
Prize Name: The Academy of American Poets Colette Inez Poetry Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Mr. Jack Miller
2019 Prizewinner: Ella Schmidt, “Tornado”

Bradley University 
Prize Name: Sipple Poetry Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Bradley University
2019 Prizewinner: Veronica Blascoe, “Blueprints

Brandeis University 
Prize Name: The Ramon Feliciano Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Marian McDonald
2019 Prizewinner: Sarah Terrazano, “Fire in the Woods

Brigham Young University 
Prize Name: Ethel Lowry Handley Poetry Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Ethel Lowry Handley
2019 Prizewinner: Elizabeth Kujanpää, “Fingers in a Bush” (undergraduate) and Drew Rupard, “Soliloquy on a Mirror” (graduate)

Brooklyn College, CUNY 
Prize Name: Burton A. Goldberg Poetry Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. Burton Goldberg
2019 Prizewinner: Emily Costantino, “Winter Sonnet

Brown University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Leander McCormick-Goodhart
2019 Prizewinner: Christine Antoine, “ends”

Bryn Mawr College
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Marie Bullock
Founded: 1957
Donor: Mrs. Peter McCormick
2019 Prizewinner: Alyssa Mazzoli, "CONCENTRATE AND ASK AGAIN"

California State University, Fresno (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Larry Levis Memorial Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: The Friends of Larry Levis
2019 Prizewinner: Shelby King, “Clinton Avenue

California State University, Fresno (graduate) 
Prize Name: Ernesto Trejo Memorial Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: The Friends of Ernesto Trejo
2019 Prizewinner: Angel Gonzales, “An Ode to Hands

California State University, Los Angeles 
Prize Name: Henri Coulette Memorial Award
Founded: 1979
Donor: California State University, Los Angeles
2019 Prizewinner: Kirsten Ogden, “My Atoms Come from those Stars

California State University, Northridge 
Prize Name: George Dillon Memorial Award
Founded: 1968
Donor: California State University, Northridge
2019 Prizewinner: Angel Baker, “Vista, California

University of California, Berkeley 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Lise Gaston, “talus

University of California, Davis 
Prize Name: Celeste Turner Wright Poetry Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Prof. Celeste Turner Wright
2019 Prizewinner: Anthony DiCarlo, “For Fiver and Cassandra

University of California, Irvine 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1969
Donor: Mr. Walter J. Thomson
2019 Prizewinner: Lauren Swift, “The Hunt

University of California, Los Angeles
Prize Name: Fred and Edith Herman Memorial Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Ms. Joan LaBombard
2019 Prizewinner: Rhiannon McGavin, “Jewish Geography as According to Auntie L

California Polytechnic State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: California Polytechnic State University
2019 Prizewinner: Katherine Flitsch, “Howl for the Piedly Pious

Calvin College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Calvin College
2019 Prizewinner: Daniel Hickey, “Apostatic Floor Mopper”

Carnegie Mellon University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1977
Donor: Carnegie Mellon University
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Central Michigan University
Prize Name: Eric Torgersen Poetry Prize
Founded: 2010
Donor: Phillip Sterling
2019 Prizewinner: Isabella Barricklow, “Dictionary of Wanting

Central Pennsylvania College 
Prize Name: Geraldine G. Britcher Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Centre College 
Prize Name: Paul Cantrell Poetry Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mr. Phillip Sterling
2019 Prizewinner: Sophie Grindon, “Smooth

Chatham University
Prize Name: The Laurie Mansell Reich Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Laurie and Henry Reich
2019 Prizewinner: Janette Schafer, “What we want to remember about this river

University of Cincinnati (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The George Elliston Poetry Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Charli Littleton, “Washed Out

University of Cincinnati (graduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The George Elliston Poetry Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Madeleine Wattenberg, “James River, Virginia

The City College of San Francisco 
Prize Name: The Felicia Farr Lemon Poetry Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: Mrs. Felicia Farr Lemmon
2019 Prizewinner: Wesley Wang, “the water tower

Cleveland State University 
Prize Name: Alberta Turner Poetry Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Cleveland State University
2019 Prizewinner: James Yang, “Aibohphobia

Colorado State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: Colorado State University Faculty & Administration
2019 Prizewinner: Susannah Lodge-Rigal, “Habituation

Columbia College Chicago 
Prize Name: Eileen Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Nick Weaver, “Gun Oil

Columbia University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Anonymous
2019 Prizewinner: Melissa Ho, “Colonial

Columbia University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Bennett Poetry Prize
Founded: 1959
Donor: The New York Times Advertising Department
2019 Prizewinner: Kelley Hess, “I Am Desperate to Waste Things

Connecticut College 
Prize Name: Charles B. Palmer Poetry Award
Founded: 1979
Donor: Connecticut College
2019 Prizewinner: Deverly Perez, “mama says we can't take flowers to papi's grave this year

Cooper Union 
Prize Name: Elizabeth Kray Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Cooper Union
2019 Prizewinners: No prize awarded

Cornell College 
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Clyde and Jewell Bothwell Tull
Founded: 1990
Donor: Ms. Alice Louise Haug
2019 Prizewinner: Marin Dettweiler, “Unthoughtful Town

Cornell University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Litowitz Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Creighton University 
Prize Name: Oscar M. Macelliao Poetry Prize
Founded: 1989
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Caleb Jones, “To the Lord God, the Good Savior, the Giver of Life

Dartmouth College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Dartmouth College
2019 Prizewinner: Julia O'Sullivan, “October from the Pacific

University of Delaware 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Nimalah Baaith-Ducharme, “Untitled Haiku 1-6

University of Denver 
Prize Name: Edward M. Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Dickinson College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Dickinson College
2019 Prizewinner: Kimberly Phillips, “New Year's Guts” 

Drew University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Susan Vartanian Barba
2019 Prizewinner: Perry Asibey-Bonsu, “Stitches

Duke University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Biddle Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Valerie Muensterman, “Prophet Syndrome

Elizabethtown College
Prize Name: The Raymond and Mausolene Stouffer Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Emerson College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Emerson College
2019 Prizewinner: Myles Taylor, “poem envisioning the opposite of violence” (undergraduate) and Brandon Melendez, “Field Notes on Desire” (graduate)

Emory University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: The Friends of Creative Writing
2019 Prizewinner: Annie Li, “No Light

Florida International University 
Prize Name: Christopher F. Kelly Award for Poetry
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. John Bond
2019 Prizewinner: Samantha Leon, “Elegy for My Childhood Home Ending in the Sound of a Lawnmower

Florida State University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: John MacKay Shaw Award
Founded: 1984
Donor: Florida State University
2019 Prizewinner: Raven Halle, “My Brain is a Book of Celebrity Horoscopes and Snapple Cap Facts

Florida State University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: Florida State University
201 Prizewinner: Dustin Pearson, “To the Sons

Fordham University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Fordham University
2019 Prizewinner: Julia Gagliardi, “Celestial Bodies

Franklin & Marshall College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. and Mrs. C. Hunter Boll
2019 Prizewinner: Jonathan Teklit, “Black Mythology

George Mason University 
Prize Name: The Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Ms. Judith V. Lelchook
2019 Prizewinner: Lloyd Wallace, “2

George Washington University 
Prize Name: A. E. Claeyssens, Jr. Poetry Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: George Washington University
2019 Prizewinner: Dyson Waite-Himmelwright, "Taut" 

Georgetown University 
Prize Name: Ora Mary Pelham Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Daniel Breen, “Still life on fragment (60-85 A.D.)

Georgia College
Prize Name: Frankye Davis Mayes Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mrs. Frances Mayes
2019 Prizewinners: Tanner Howard, “The Wind Gatherer” (undergraduate), and Danielle Johnson, “Bigger Things” (graduate)

Georgia State University
Prize Name: The Robert V. Morea III Poetry Prize
Founded: 2018
Donor: Dr. Katherine Kincer
Winner: Elizabeth Hazzard, “To Black & Brown Children

Gettysburg College 
Prize Name: Marion Zulauf Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. Sander Zulauf
2019 Prizewinner: Ellianie Vega, ”Around North Street

Grinnell College 
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Lorabel Richardson
Founded: 1994
Donor: Ms. Alice Louise Haug
2019 Prizewinner: Steven Duong, “Sonnet Crown Whose Four Jewels May Not be Dispensed Without the Written Prescription of a Medical Practitioner

Hamilton College 
Prize Name: Ralph and Doris Hansmann Poetry Prize
Founded: 1962
Donor: Hamilton College
2019 Prizewinner: Ruth Coolidge, “Dane Dehaan Talks to a Bear

Harrisburg Area Community College 
Prize Name: Dale T. Guhl Memorial Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Hartwick College 
Prize Name: Anna Sonder Prize
Founder: 1979
Donor: Dr. Otto Sonder
2019 Prizewinner: Taylor P. Miller, “baptizing saturn

Harvard University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Harvard University
2019 Prizewinner: Sarah Toomey, “My Question is the Following

University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Amalia Bueno, “Pasdan River

Hofstra University 
Prize Name: Nancy P. Schnader Award
Founded: 1974
Donor: Hofstra University
2019 Prizewinner: Sumayyah Uddin, “Poison

University of Houston 
Prize Name: Brazos Bookstore/ Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Mr. Karl Kilian
2019 Prizewinner: Emelie Griffin, “In Summer

Hollins University 
Prize Name: Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize
Founded: 1971
Donor: Mr. W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
2019 Prizewinner: Adriana Rewald, “Shocked Quartz

College of the Holy Cross
Prize Name: Dominick Lepore Poetry Award
Founded: 1992
Donor: Dominick J. Lepore
2019 Prizewinner: Aubrey Ashmun, “Ode to Katama Beach

Hope College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Hope College
2019 Prizewinner: Kellyanne Fitzgerald, “Road Trip

Hunter College 
Prize Name: Catalina Páez & Seumas MacManus Award
Founded: 1987
Donor: Miss Patricia MacManus, Mrs. Mariquita M. Mullan
2019 Prizewinner: S. Maxwell Quinn, “poem.” (undergraduate) and Jamie Smith (graduate)

University of Idaho
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Karen Trujillo and Don Burnett
2019 Prizewinner: Caitlyn Curran, “Sister in Recovery

Illinois College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Ms. Deborah Klang Smith
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Illinois Wesleyan University 
Prize Name: Arthur W. Hinners & Louise Hinners Sipfle Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: Friends & Family of Louise Hinners Sipfle
2019 Prizewinner: Kathryn Halford, “Dendochronology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Prize Name: Ruth Llewellyn Baird Prize
Founded: 1966
Donor: Mrs. Robert D. Wood
2019 Prizewinner: Sarah Patrick, “Uncertain Elegy

Indiana University Bloomington
Prize Name: The Vera Meyer Strube Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2019 Prizewinner: Austin Araujo, “Watching Him Cross

Indiana State University 
Prize Name: The Madeline DeGaetano Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1996
Donor: Dr. Elaine L. Kleiner
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Johns Hopkins University
Prize Name: The Laureen Rita Schipsi Poetry Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: Mr. Thomas Newton Bolling
2019 Prizewinner: Laura Schelong, “Safe as Houses

Kenyon College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Kenyon College
2019 Prizewinner: Paola Liendo, “Ode to Jigglypuff

Keystone College 
Prize Name: Edward M. Cameron IV Poetry Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2019 Prizewinner: Kerri Homerick, “The Never-ending Spiral

Lafayette College 
Prize Name: Jean E. Corrie Poetry Prize
Founded: 1989
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2019 Prizewinner: Emily Lugos, “Bruises. Tongues, and a Funeral

Lewis & Clark College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Lewis & Clark College
2019 Prizewinner: Xiao Yumi, “Ghost-Flower-Fish

Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus 
Prize Name: John & Agnes McCarten Memorial Award
Founded: 1967
Donor: Ms. Jeanne Marie Scott
2019 Prizewinner: Tasia Hernandez, “2nd Best

Loyola University Maryland 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: Loyola University Maryland
2019 Prizewinner: Alexis McIlvain, “May I Have a Moment of Your Time?

Loyola University of Chicago
Prize Name: Dr. Frank C. Lawler Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Lynchburg
Prize name: Miriam T. and Jude M. Pfister Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Miriam T. and Jude M. Pfister
2019 Prizewinner: Hiatt O'Connor, “Murmurations

Macalester College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Macalester College
2019 Prizewinner: Miriam Moore-Keish, “My Oma Says it is Sacrilege to Drink Wine Cold

Marietta College
Prize Name: The Stephen Schwartz Prize in Poetry
Founded: 2005
Donor: Laura Baudo Sillerman
2019 Prizewinner: Rachel Ewing, “Broken Dishes

University of Maryland, College Park
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Anaïs Nin
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mr. Robert W. Newcomb
2019 Prizewinner: Anna Newman, “Razing”

University of Mary Washington
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
Prize Name: Joseph Langland Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2019 Prizewinners: Rebecca Valley, “Lake Echo

University of Massachusetts, Boston 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Eliza Bartlett Anise, “Spring

University of Memphis 
Prize Name: The Deborah L. Talbot Poetry Award
Founded: 2002
Donor: Deborah L. Talbot
2019 Prizewinner: Hannah Feustle, “Do I Believe In God?

Messiah College
Prize Name: Carrie A. Guhl Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Olivia Bardo, “Sweet Sixteen

Miami-Dade College 
Prize Name: Fred Shaw Poetry Prize
Founded: 1973
Donor: Miami-Dade Community College
2019 Prizewinner: Gabriela Azeem-Angel, “Children of Bolivar

Miami University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Harris S. Abrahams Poetry Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mr. Jeffrey Abrahams
2019 Prizewinner: Talia Mesnick, “The Hollow Women: After TS Eliot and Terrance Hayes

Miami University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Betty Jane Abrahams Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Mr. Jeffrey Abrahams
2019 Prizewinner: Jessica Smith, “Daybooks 3 May 2013

University of Miami 
Prize Name: Alfred Boas Poetry Prize
Founded: 1993
Donor: University of Miami
2019 Prizewinner: Clayre Benzadon, “Linguistic Rewilding

Millersville University
Prize Name: Louis Darrell Sage Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Nathaniel Warren, “Hasten

University of Michigan (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1995
Donor: Mrs. Sharon A. Galley
2019 Prizewinner: Nadia Mota, “ghazal for fear

University of Michigan (graduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Mrs. Sharon A. Galley
2019 Prizewinner: Jennifer Huang, “Equinox, 2018

University of Minnesota 
Prize Name: James Wright Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1963
Donor: University of Minnesota
2019 Co-prizewinners: Chelli Riddiough, “the drunk mother

University of Missouri at Columbia 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: University of Missouri
2019 Prizewinner: Rebecca Pelky, “Little Fly

University of Montana 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: University of Montana
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Mount Holyoke College 
Prize Name: Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize
Founded: 1960
Donor: Mr. W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
2019 Prizewinner: b holton, “Brother

Muskingum College 
Prize Name: Beulah Brooks Brown Award in Poetry
Founded: 1993
Donor: Muskingum College
2019 Prizewinner: Jenna Durant, “Ode to my Car Radio

Naropa University
Prize Name: The Margaret Randall Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Friends of Margaret Randall
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
Prize Name: Wilbur Gaffney Poetry Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Professor Emeritus Wilbur Gaffney
2019 Prizewinner: Cameron Steele, “Bubos

University of Nebraska, MFA
Prize Name: Helen W. Kenefick Poetry Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. John C. Kenefick
2019 Prizewinner: Michelle Quick, “How Great Thou Art

New Jersey City University 
Prize Name: The Walter Glospie Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: New Jersey City University
2019 Prizewinner: Scion Wellington, “Into the Jesusverse

University of New Orleans 
Prize Name: Andrea Saunders Gereighty Poetry Award
Founded: 1986
Donor: Ms. Andrea S. Gereighty
2019 Prizewinner: Henry Goldkamp, “quintuple bullshit sonnet for mawmaws dialysis of her kidney

New Mexico State University
Prize Name: Ruth Scott Poetry Award
Donor: Judith N. Scott
2019 Prizewinner: Caroline Chavatel, “Here We Don't Die, We Shop

New York University
Prize Name: Judith Lobel Arkin Poetry Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: The Arkin Family
2019 Prizewinner: Vinnie Zhang, “The Fish in Fuzhou

University of North Dakota 
Prize Name: The Thomas McGrath Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of North Dakota
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of North Texas
Prize Name: Paul R. Voertman Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: University of North Texas
2019 Prizewinner: Megan J. Arlett, “Jaw

University of Notre Dame
Prize Name: The Billy Maich Award
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Paul & Jessica Maich
2019 Prizewinner: Maxime Berclaz, “Locus-Egg-Locus-Imago-Locus-Egg-Locus

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Prize Name: The Anne Williams Burrus Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1963
Donor: Mrs. Ann W. Burrus
2019 Prizewinner: Aisling Henihan, “I Saw a Prickly Pear Cactus Today

University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Prize Name: Noel Callow Poetry Award
Founded: 1963
Donor: Anonymous
2019 Prizewinner: Wesley Sexton, “On Seeing a Bee Drink His Nectar

North Carolina State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: North Carolina State University
2019 Prizewinner: Josh Tvrdy, “Dad Said He Knew How to Weld”

Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts
2019 Prizewinner: Noor Hindi, “Zenana

Northwestern University 
Prize Name: Jean Meyer Aloe Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2019 Prizewinner: Hannah Hall, “Celestial Confessions

Northwest Indian College
Prize Name: The Betty and Norman Lockwood Poetry Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: James Harder
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Ohio State University 
Prize Name: Arthur Rense Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Ms. Paige Rense
2019 Prizewinner: Mags Colvett, “A Ghost Story

Oklahoma State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1978
Donor: Oklahoma State University
2019 Prizewinner: Remigius Recchia, “Head Space

Old Dominion University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2019 Prizewinners: Briel Felton, “All my mother's rambling” (undergraduate) and Matthew Olive, “Allowed to Watch, I Don’t” (graduate co-winner) and Tracy Rice Weber, ”Simple Comfort“ (graduate co-winner)

Oregon State University 
Prize Name: Weaver Undergraduate Poetry Award
Founded: 1986
Donor: Oregon State University
2019 Prizewinner: Grace Burks, “I Take Myself on Dates

Pace University 
Prize Name: David A. Bickimer—Promise of Learnings Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: The Promise of Learnings Inc.
2019 Prizewinner: Ingrid Lorenzi, “Bayside at 3 A.M.

Pennsylvania State Harrisburg
Prize Name: Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Emma Bankert, “Father Figure

Pennsylvania State University 
Prize Name: Leonard Steinberg Memorial Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Mrs. Pearl Steinberg
2019 Prizewinner: Andrea Brown, “I put on Ella Fitzgerald and Danced Alone in My Living Room to Her Rendition of Summertime

University of Pennsylvania 
Prize Name: William Carlos Williams Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: University of Pennsylvania
2019 Prizewinner: Ethan Plaue, “Fog Line”

Perimeter College (note: formerly listed as "Georgia Perimeter College")
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The Chattahoochee Review
2019 Winner: Nethra Rammohan, “Falling

Piedmont College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: Barbara Brown Taylor
2019 Prizewinner: Emily Pierce, “Collage

University of Pittsburgh 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of Pittsburgh
2019 Prizewinner: Leyla Çolpan, “Kuşköy in Virginia” (undergraduate) and Joshua Palmer, “Self-Portrait in Tongues” (graduate)

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Prize Name: The Colleen M. Brown Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Hannah Brown, “Elastic Yellow

Portland State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: The Portland State University Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Morgaine Baumann, “An Education

Pratt Institute 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1992
Donor: Pratt Institute
2019 Prizewinner: Paulina Meyer, “Letters in Half-Shadow

Princeton University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Drs. William F. and Jerene Hewitt
2019 Prizewinner: Luke Soucy, “[12/13/2017]

Purdue University
Prize Name: The Thomas H. Scholl and Elizabeth Boyd Thompson Poetry Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Thomas H. Scholl
2019 Prizewinner: Noah Baldino, “Passing

Randolph-Macon College 
Prize Name: Charles and Fanny Fay Wood Poetry Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
2019 Prizewinner: Jena Davis, “Headspace” (undergraduate) and Mateo Lara, “Glint” (graduate)

University of Redlands 
Prize Name: Jean Burden Award
Founded: 1984
Donor: Ms. Virginia Everett Smith
2019 Prizewinner: Noa Josef Sperber, “Triptych

Reed College 
Prize Name: The Mary Barnard Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1994
Donor: Reed College
2019 Prizewinner: Sofia Valencia, “the morning hour

University of Richmond
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2019 Prizewinner: Nicolas DelValle, “In the Night

Rice University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Joyce Pounds Hardy
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Rochester 
Prize Name: Marion Devendorf Van Laak Poetry Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: University of Rochester
2019 Prizewinner: Tianna Gonzalez, “Honey and Milk

Rockford University
Prize Name: Colleen Holmbeck Poetry Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: Rockford University
2019 Prizewinner: Sintheyah Siyarath, “Autumn's Butterflies

Rollins College 
Prize Name: Arden Goettling / Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Family & Friends of Arden Goettling
2019 Co-prizewinners: Hannah Butcher, “Moral Compass

Rutgers University 
Prize Name: Enid Dame Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
2019 Prizewinner: Flannery Rollins, “How to Heal a Bruise; How to Keep Cool; How to Read a Room; How to Explain Yourself; How to Dream Better;

St. John’s University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Thomas McInerney
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

St. Lawrence University 
Prize Name: James Ligon Price III Memorial Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1975
Donor: St. Lawrence University
2019 Prizewinner: Olivia Reynolds, “I Dreamed I was in my Mother's Memory

Saint Mary’s College of California 
Prize Name: Russell & Yvonne Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Sam Houston State University 
Prize Name: The William C. Weathers Memorial Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Ms. Melissa Morphew
2019 Prizewinner: Hunter Burke, “On Bondage and Homoerotic Thrills

San Francisco State University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Piri Thomas Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donors: Friends and Family of Piri Thomas
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

San Francisco State University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1996
Donors: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of San Francisco
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: University of San Francisco
2019 Prizewinner: Sofia Skavdahl, “Idlib, Syria | San Francisco, CA

San Jose State University 
Prize Name: Virginia de Araujo Prize
Founded: 1981
Donor: Virginia de Araujo Trust
2019 Prizewinner: Sophia Apodoca, “1992

Santa Clara University
Prize Name: Tamara Verga Poetry Prize
Founded: 1995
Donor: Victoria Verga Logan and Frank Verga, Jr.
2019 Prizewinner: Erika Rasmussen, “Mylėti Means To Love (Barely Known)

Sarah Lawrence College (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Sarah Lawrence College (graduate)
Prize Name: The John B. Santoianni Award for Excellence in Poetry
Donor: Joseph McCrindle and Charmaine Ferenczi
2019 Prizewinner: Marjorie Tesser, “April

Shimer Great Books School at North Central College 
Prize Name: Ruth Cooley Poetry Prize
Founded: 1976
Donor: Mr. Peter Cooley
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Shippensburg University
Prize Name: Laura A. Rice Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Laura A. Rice Poetry Prize
2019 Prizewinner: Courtney Caro, “June

Skidmore College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Skidmore College
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Smith College 
Prize Name: Anne Bradstreet Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Smith College
2019 Prizewinner: Julia Falkner, “Piles

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. Rodney Jones
2019 Prizewinner: Jay Livingston, “diction/\footing” 

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (graduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1998
Donor: Carolyn Forman Moe
2019 Prizewinner: Mary Ardery, “Fear of Drowning

Spelman College
Prize Name: Edith A. Hambie Poetry Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Anonymous
2019 Prizewinner: Ariana Benson, “Pineapple Market

Spring Hill College 
Prize Name: Reverend Andrew C. Smith, S.J., Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Kameron Powell, “The Unsent Letter

Stetson University 
Prize Name: The Holly M. Kimball Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. Phillip Blumberg
2019 Prizewinners: Claretta Holsey, “Dis Placeholder

SUNY Albany 
Prize Name: Phyllis Hurd Liston Poetry Prize
Founded: 1998
Donor: The Liston Family
2019 Prizewinner: Yolande Schutter, “She Lives

SUNY Binghamton 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: SUNY Binghamton
2019 Prizewinners: Anna Berbary, “a poem to a friend who didn't drop the ribbon” (undergraduate) and Eniko Vaghy, “I Find a Child” (graduate)

SUNY Buffalo - Graduate
Prize Name: The Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: SUNY Buffalo
2019 Prizewinner: Travis Sharp, “Monoculture

SUNY Buffalo - Undergraduate
Prize Name: Dan Liberthson Poetry Prize
Founded: 2010
Donor: Mr. Dan Liberthson
2019 Prizewinner: Katie Naughton, “debt ritual: grain” 

SUNY Farmingdale
Prize Name: Raynor Wallace Poetry Award
Founded: 1988
Donor: SUNY Farmingdale
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

SUNY Oswego 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Mr. John W. Mincher, Jr.
2019 Prizewinner: Sally Familia, “The Trouble with Reminiscing

Sweet Briar College 
Prize Name: The Jean Taylor Meyer Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Temple University 
Prize Name: Albert J. Caplan Prize
Founded: 1985
Donor: Mr. Albert J. Caplan
2019 Prizewinner: Dynas Johnson, “space girl: prologue

University of Texas at Austin 
Prize Name: Andrew Julius Gutow Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Andrew Julius Gutow Memorial Fund
2019 Prizewinners: Luisana Cortez, “The Cracking Bleat of the Ram” (undergraduate) and Sarah Matthes, “613 Mitzvot” (graduate)

Trinity College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: Trinity College
2019 Prizewinner: Kirstin Fierro, “Gardener

Tufts University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Tufts University
2019 Prizewinner: Sarah Walsh, “After Mother Road Died”

Tulane University 
Prize Name: Anselle M. Larson / Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Mr. Herbert V. Larson, Jr.
2019 Prizewinner: Simran Jain, “To Break Open Wings

United States Naval Academy 
Prize Name: Stuart Pitt Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Mrs. A. Stuart Pitt
2019 Prizewinner: Duncan Farrant, “Military Tuck

University of Utah 
Prize Name: Larry Levis Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1969
Donor: University of Utah
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Valdosta State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Mr. Edward Davin Vickers
2019 Prizewinner: Tyler Bentley, “Fear of Eden's Fruit

Valparaiso University 
Prize Name: Vivian S. Richards Memorial Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Nancy & Michael Becker
2019 Prizewinner: Faith Smith, “Someday I'll Love Faith Smith

Vanderbilt University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Vanderbilt University
2019 Prizewinner: Carlina Duan, “DO YOU HAVE A GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT RESPONSE TO THE QUESTION?

Vassar College 
Prize Name: Mary Rousmaniere Gordon Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Mr. Albert H. Gordon
2019 Prizewinner: Bella Dalton-Fenkl, “Two Sijo: 'Specularite' and 'Slate'

University of Virginia
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Henry Hoyns Bequest, Charles Wright
2019 Prizewinner: Aimee Seu, “Nikki Lyn

Virginia Commonwealth University 
Prize Name: Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Nan Byrne
2019 Prizewinner: Ty Phelps, “At the Ice Rink

Virginia Tech
Prize name: Virginia Tech/ Poetry Society of Virginia Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2019 Prizewinner: Makensi Ceriani, “Our Body Restless

Washington College 
Prize Name: The Jude and Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Dr. & Mrs. Jude Pfister
2019 Prizewinner: Justin Nash, “THAT THING THAT THING

Washington & Lee University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Anonymous
2019 Prizewinner: Rossella Gabriele, “Kindling

Washington University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Washington University
2019 Prizewinners: Adam Messer, “why i don't write love poems” (undergraduate) and  Emma Wilson, “Kill me, Daddy” (graduate)

University of Washington 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Caleb Braun, “Prayer for the Long-Lost Invocation

Wayne State University 
Prize Name: John Clare Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Nancy & Michael Becker
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Wellesley College 
Prize Name: Nevin Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The Family of Betty Nevin Marshall & Robert Nevin
2019 Prizewinner: Haley Cheek, “Swan

Wells College 
Prize Name: Catharine B. De Pau Poetry Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2019 Prizewinner: Savannah Olsen, “faraway place

Wesleyan College 
Prize Name: George Warren Gignilliat, Jr. Poetry Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz
2019 Prizewinner: Anneliese Balfour, “Late Night Snack

Wesleyan University
Prize Name: Sarah Hannah Memorial Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Kate Bernheimer
2019 Prizewinners: Dylan Moore, “Ireland from the M50

Westminster College
Prize Name: Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: Westminster College
2019 Prizewinner: Kate Wilson, “black dog black dog black dog

College of William & Mary
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda
2019 Prizewinner: Frida Salmoran, “When I Consider How My Light Is Spent, 1987

Williams College
Prize Name: Bullock Poetry Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: The Academy of American Poets
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Wilson College
Prize Name: The William and Ivy Saylor Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Molly Lemke, “Crow's Funeral

University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Prize Name: George B. Hill Poetry Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: Kevin P. Bjerregaard
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

College of Wooster 
Prize Name: Cora Owlett Latzer Award
Founded: 1983
Donor: Ms. Susan Donnell
2019 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Yale University 
Prize Name: Sean T. Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2019 Prizewinner: Rachel Kaufman, “New Mexico Lightning

Yonsei University / Underwood International College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: Yonsei University
2019 Prizewinner: Jin Yoo, “A Landscape” (undergraduate) and B. J. Park, “Memory” (graduate)

York College of Pennsylvania
Prize Name: Mary Jane’s Diamond Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2019 Prizewinner: Samantha Sabatini, “Crying” 

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