Agnes Scott College 
Prize Name: Janef Preston Poetry Prize
Founded: 1976
Donor: Agnes Scott College
2017 Prizewinner: Maya E. McKenzie, "Epistle from the Fence"

University of Alabama 
Prize Name: Hill-Kohn Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: University of Alabama

Amherst College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1959
Donor: Trustees of Amherst College
2017 Prizewinner: Josephine Moore, "Crysanthemum"

Aquinas College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Mrs. Linda Nemec Foster
2017 Prizewinner: Catherine Filla, "A Meeting, A Parting"

Arizona State University 
Prize Name: Katherine C. Turner Prize
Founded: 1994
Donor: Ms. Katharine C. Turner
2017 Prizewinner: Jennifer Conlon, "The Correctional Center's First Pool Baptism"

University of Arizona 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of Arizona
2017 Prizewinner: Claire McLane, "Sons are like birds"

Auburn University 
Prize Name: Robert Hughes Mount Jr. Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mrs. Frances Mayes
2017 Prizewinner: Kate McCollum, "Artemesia in the Dark"

Augsburg College 
Prize Name: John R. Mitchell Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mrs. Jeanette Mitchell
2017 Prizewinner: Annie Dier, "Them, again (iad aris)"

Bard College 
Prize Name: The Flow Chart Foundation/Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: David Kermani, The Flow Chart Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Marita Dancy, "The Fulfillment of Wishes in Dreams"

Baylor University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Beall Poetry Festival
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Beloit College 
Prize Name: Beloit Poetry Journal Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Ms. Marion Stocking
2017 Prizewinner: Devon N P Pruitt, "Tea Leaves"

Bennington College
Prize Name: The Green Prize for Poetry
Founded: 2006
Donor: Kelly Green & Forrest MacGregor
2017 Prizewinner: Frances Revel, "Hymn for the End of Drought"

Bergen Community College 
Prize Name: The Steven W. Chung Poetry Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Steven W. Chung
2017 Prizewinner: Isabel Medina, "A Love Letter"

Boston University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: Boston University Creative Writing Program
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Bowdoin College 
Prize Name: The Academy of American Poets Colette Inez Poetry Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Mr. Jack Miller
2017 Prizewinner: Adam Silberberg, "[as matisse;]"

Bradley University 
Prize Name: Sipple Poetry Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Bradley University
2017 Prizewinner: Gabrielle Grace Hogan, "pools"

Brandeis University 
Prize Name: The Ramon Feliciano Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Marian McDonald
2017 Prizewinner: Jackson Holbert, "Elegy"

Brigham Young University 
Prize Name: Ethel Lowry Handley Poetry Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Ethel Lowry Handley
2017 Prizewinner: Noah Hickman, "I Dream of the Rings of Saturn"

Brooklyn College, CUNY 
Prize Name: Burton A. Goldberg Poetry Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. Burton Goldberg
2017 Prizewinner: Rebecca Greene, "offSpring"

Brown University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Leander McCormick-Goodhart
2017 Prizewinner: Patrick Riedy, "Before and After"

Bryn Mawr College
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Marie Bullock
Founded: 1957
Donor: Mrs. Peter McCormick
2017 Prizewinner: Sanam Sheriff, "To a Lover, Miles Away"

California State University, Fresno (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Larry Levis Memorial Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: The Friends of Larry Levis
2017 Prizewinner: Hannah Riccardi, "Prison Art Class"

California State University, Fresno (graduate) 
Prize Name: Ernesto Trejo Memorial Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: The Friends of Ernesto Trejo
2017 Prizewinner: Erik Wilbur, "Simple Future"

California State University, Los Angeles 
Prize Name: Henri Coulette Memorial Award
Founded: 1979
Donor: California State University, Los Angeles
2017 Prizewinner: Katherine Pyne-Jaeger,  "Landscape at a Ruined Delphi" (Undergraduate) and Timothy John Stafford, “The Humbled Slaughter” (Graduate)

California State University, Northridge 
Prize Name: George Dillon Memorial Award
Founded: 1968
Donor: California State University, Northridge
2017 Prizewinner: Brian J Andrade, "Dive"

University of California, Berkeley 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Alex Walton, "Pain is a one word answer"

University of California, Davis 
Prize Name: Celeste Turner Wright Poetry Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Prof. Celeste Turner Wright
2017 Prizewinner: Jamil Jan Kochai, "12:34"

University of California, Irvine 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1969
Donor: Mr. Walter J. Thomson
2017 Prizewinner: Megan Grant, "Apotheosis"

University of California, Los Angeles
Prize Name: Fred and Edith Herman Memorial Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Ms. Joan LaBombard
2017 Prizewinner: Delphine Sky, “Seasons”

California Polytechnic State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: California Polytechnic State University
2017 Prizewinner: Marissa Ahmadkhani, "Only Half"

Calvin College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Calvin College
2017 Prizewinner: Taylor Hartson, "pueraria"

Carnegie Mellon University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1977
Donor: Carnegie Mellon University
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Central Michigan University
Prize Name: Eric Torgersen Poetry Prize
Founded: 2010
Donor: Phillip Sterling
2017 Prizewinner: Delany Lemke, "Neandertal Songs"

Central Pennsylvania College 
Prize Name: Geraldine G. Britcher Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Yuliani Sutedjo, "The Judgement"

Centre College 
Prize Name: Paul Cantrell Poetry Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mr. Phillip Sterling
2017 Prizewinner: Madison Stuart, "Sawdust"

Chatham University
Prize Name: The Laurie Mansell Reich Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Laurie and Henry Reich
2017 Prizewinner: Shannon Sankey, "Groundskeeper"

University of Cincinnati (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The George Elliston Poetry Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Julia Sharman, "How to be a Vegetable or Nothing at All"

University of Cincinnati (graduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The George Elliston Poetry Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: James Ellenberger, "Petrolia Progenitus"

The City College of San Francisco 
Prize Name: The Felicia Farr Lemon Poetry Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: Mrs. Felicia Farr Lemmon
2017 Prizewinner: Zachariah Hauptman, "today's gender"

Cleveland State University 
Prize Name: Alberta Turner Poetry Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Cleveland State University
2017 Prizewinner: Angelo Maneage, "flaming hot cheetos on the outskirt of dimensions"

Colorado State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: Colorado State University Faculty & Administration
2017 Prizewinner: Cedar Brant, "Boundary"

Columbia College Chicago 
Prize Name: Eileen Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Kelsey Hoff, "Drowning Lessons"

Columbia University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Anonymous
2017 Prizewinner: Glynnis Eldridge, "Describe Vapor Again"

Columbia University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Bennett Poetry Prize
Founded: 1959
Donor: The New York Times Advertising Department
2017 Prizewinner: Halley Furlong-Mitchell, "no one wants to fuck you when you're living"

Connecticut College 
Prize Name:Charles B. Palmer Poetry Award
Founded: 1979
Donor: Connecticut College
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Cooper Union 
Prize Name: Elizabeth Kray Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Cooper Union
2017 Prizewinner: Robert Cipriano, "First of May"

Cornell College 
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Clyde and Jewell Bothwell Tull
Founded: 1990
Donor: Ms. Alice Louise Haug
2017 Prizewinner: John Bendewald, "The Best Poem You'll Ever Read"

Cornell University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Litowitz Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Creighton University 
Prize Name: Oscar M. Macelliao Poetry Prize
Founded: 1989
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Dartmouth College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Dartmouth College
2017 Prizewinner: Abby Starr, "The Color"

University of Delaware 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Robert Sheehan, “Red Dress”

University of Denver 
Prize Name: Edward M. Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Dickinson College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Dickinson College
2017 Prizewinner: Nadia Tivvis, "Rock-a-bye"

Drew University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Susan Vartanian Barba
2017 Prizewinner: Philipe AbiYouness, "11PM at the IHOP"

Duke University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Biddle Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Chloe Hooks, "Background Noise"

Elizabethtown College
Prize Name: The Raymond and Mausolene Stouffer Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Emerson College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Emerson College
2017 Prizewinner: Kevin DeMello Schutt, “Eucharistic Doom Chantie: Boston to F.T. Lauderdale”

Emory University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: The Friends of Creative Writing
2017 Prizewinner: Lucy Wainger, "Memorandum: September"

Florida International University 
Prize Name: Christopher F. Kelly Award for Poetry
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. John Bond
2017 Prizewinner: Chloe Firetto-Toomey, "There's a Supemassive Black Hole at The Center of Every Galaxy"

Florida State University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: John MacKay Shaw Award
Founded: 1984
Donor: Florida State University
2017 Prizewinner: Gabrielle Tribou, "In the Morning, After a Miraculous Discovery"

Florida State University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1982
Donor: Florida State University
2017 Prizewinner: Jayme Ringleb, "Ode to Dark Matter"

Fordham University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Fordham University
2017 Prizewinner: Aaron Pinnix, "Autobiographic, Thanatotic, Poetic"

Franklin & Marshall College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. and Mrs. C. Hunter Boll
2017 Prizewinner: Terrence Dalton, "Day 1:"

George Mason University 
Prize Name: The Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Ms. Judith V. Lelchook
2017 Prizewinner: Emily Green, "On River Road"

George Washington University 
Prize Name: A. E. Claeyssens, Jr. Poetry Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: George Washington University
2017 Prizewinner: Bailey Blumenstock, "Tom is Drunk"

Georgetown University 
Prize Name: Ora Mary Phelam Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: John James, "The Milk Hours"

Georgia Perimeter College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: The Chattahoochee Review
2017 Prizewinner: Melvin Douglas, "Goodnight Lullaby"

Georgia College & State University
Prize Name: Frankye Davis Mayes Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mrs. Frances Mayes
2017 Prizewinners: Carolina Duckworth, "Sitting in Counseling Services" (undergraduate) and Isabel Acevedo, “Adam” (graduate)

Gettysburg College 
Prize Name: Marion Zulauf Prize
Founded: 1987
Donor: Mr. Sander Zulauf
2017 Prizewinner: Benjamin Sherbacow, "Missed Phone Calls"

Grinnell College 
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Lorabel Richardson
Founded: 1994
Donor: Ms. Alice Louise Haug
2017 Prizewinner: Steven Duong, "Poem in Which I Refuse to See a Psychiatrist"

Hamilton College 
Prize Name: Ralph and Doris Hansmann Poetry Prize
Founded: 1962
Donor: Hamilton College
2017 Prizewinner: Alan Yeh, "Images of Diaspora, or at Whom is Buddha Laughing?"

Harrisburg Area Community College 
Prize Name: Dale T. Guhl Memorial Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Hartwick College 
Prize Name: Anna Sonder Prize
Founder: 1979
Donor: Dr. Otto Sonder
2017 Prizewinner: Martha Daniel, "On the Table"

Harvard University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Harvard University
2017 Prizewinner: Joshua Ascherman, "Lapis Lazuli"

University of Hawai’i 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Hofstra University 
Prize Name: Nancy P. Schnader Award
Founded: 1974
Donor: Hofstra University
2017 Prizewinners: Stephanie Malatestinic, "Guinness, Not Sodas"

University of Houston 
Prize Name: Brazos Bookstore/ Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Mr. Karl Kilian
2017 Prizewinner: Chris Hutchinson, "The Green Garden Hose"

Hollins University 
Prize Name: Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize
Founded: 1971
Donor: Mr. W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
2017 Prizewinner: Brooke McKinney, “The Tragedy of Light”

College of the Holy Cross
Prize Name: Dominick Lepore Poetry Award
Founded: 1992
Donor: Dominick J. Lepore
2017 Prizewinner: Ryan Kingsley, "Raking"

Hope College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Hope College
2017 Prizewinner: Elizabeth Ensink, "Coelacanth"

Hunter College 
Prize Name: Catalina Páez & Seumas MacManus Award
Founded: 1987
Donor: Miss Patricia MacManus, Mrs. Mariquita M. Mullan
2017 Prizewinner: Noah Dehmer, "Hunger"

University of Idaho
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Karen Trujillo and Don Burnett
2017 Prizewinners: Ash Goedker, "God saw you getting tired"

Illinois College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Ms. Deborah Klang Smith
2017 Prizewinner: Daniel Korunka, "9:20p(ost)m(ortem)"

Illinois Wesleyan University 
Prize Name: Arthur W. Hinners & Louise Hinners Sipfle Prize
Founded: 1980
Donor: Friends & Family of Louise Hinners Sipfle
2017 Prizewinner: John McHugh, "A LAKE, SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2013, 3:13 a.m."

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Prize Name: Ruth Llewellyn Baird Prize
Founded: 1966
Donor: Mrs. Robert D. Wood
2017 Prizewinner: Steven Waddell, "Then/Now"

Indiana University 
Prize Name: The Vera Meyer Strube Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2017 Prizewinner: WLS, "Can I Tell You"

Indiana State University 
Prize Name: The Madeline DeGaetano Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1996
Donor: Dr. Elaine L. Kleiner
2017 Prizewinner: Courtney Hancock, "The Lesser"

University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Lindsay O'Connor Stern, "Louisa Whitman's Baby"

Johns Hopkins University
Prize Name: The Laureen Rita Schipsi Poetry Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: Mr. Thomas Newton Bolling
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Kenyon College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Kenyon College
2017 Prizewinner: BrandonLee Cruz, "Monstro, the Terrible Dogfish" and Tyler Raso, "Google Poem 3"

Keystone College 
Prize Name: Edward M. Cameron IV Poetry Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2017 Prizewinner: Karlee Patton, "Be the Worst You Can Be"

Lafayette College 
Prize Name: Jean E. Corrie Poetry Prize
Founded: 1989
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2017 Prizewinner: Emily Lugos, "Alyan"

Lewis & Clark College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Lewis & Clark College
2017 Prizewinner: Shannon Marie Williams, "Palliative"

Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus 
Prize Name: John & Agnes McCarten Memorial Award
Founded: 1967
Donor: Ms. Jeanne Marie Scott
2017 Prizewinner: Mailande P. DeWitt, "Cassandra"

Loyola University Maryland 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: Loyola University Maryland
2017 Prizewinner: Alexis H. McIlvain, "Stockton, CA"

Loyola University of Chicago 
Prize Name: Dr. Frank C. Lawler Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Lynchburg College
Prize name: Miriam T. and Jude M. Pfister Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Miriam T. and Jude M. Pfister
2017 Prizewinner: Holly Peterson, "On the Day the World Ends"

Macalester College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Macalester College
2017 Prizewinner: Talia Young, "On the Morning I Awaken to the News of his Death"

Marietta College
Prize Name: The Stephen Schwartz Prize in Poetry
Founded: 2005
Donor: Laura Baudo Sillerman
2017 Prizewinner: Nathaniel Maciag, "A White Man's Lament"

University of Maryland, College Park
Prize Name: Prize in Memory of Anaïs Nin
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mr. Robert W. Newcomb
2017 Prizewinner: Laura Neal, "Origin and Obligation"

University of Mary Washington
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2017 Prizewinner: Michelle Goff, "Cottonmouth"

University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
Prize Name: Joseph Langland Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2017 Prizewinners: Andy Nicole Bowers, "Röttgen Pietà"

University of Massachusetts, Boston 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Alison Lanier, "Smoke Break"

University of Memphis 
Prize Name: The Deborah L. Talbot Poetry Award
Founded: 2002
Donor: Deborah L. Talbot
2017 Prizewinner: Alyssa Radtke, "The Poet asked me what the wheelchair symbolized"

Messiah College
Prize Name: Carrie A. Guhl Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Noah Perrin, "Desire"

Miami-Dade Community College 
Prize Name: Fred Shaw Poetry Prize
Founded: 1973
Donor: Miami-Dade Community College
2017 Prizewinner: Lorenzo Baroni, "Thinking about You"

Miami University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Harris S. Abrahams Poetry Prize
Founded: 2000
Donor: Mr. Jeffrey Abrahams
2017 Prizewinner: Emma K. Shibley, "pops"

Miami University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Betty Jane Abrahams Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2001
Donor: Mr. Jeffrey Abrahams
2017 Prizewinner: Tammy Jolene Atha, "Shotguns"

University of Miami 
Prize Name: Alfred Boas Poetry Prize
Founded: 1993
Donor: University of Miami
2017 Prizewinner: Mario Alejandro Ariza, "Bachata in which I Try to Keep You from Crying"

Millersville University
Prize Name: Louis Darrell Sage Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Madeleine Giardina, "Color Coded"

University of Michigan (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1995
Donor: Mrs. Sharon A. Galley
2017 Prizewinner: Hannah Klemkow, "I Am Waiting by the Damned Concrete Riverside, Flint, Michigan"

University of Michigan (graduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Mrs. Sharon A. Galley
2017 Prizewinner: Clare Hogan, "A Speculation"

University of Minnesota 
Prize Name: James Wright Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1963
Donor: University of Minnesota
2017 Prizewinners: D. Allen, "All of the notes play"

University of Missouri at Columbia 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1990
Donor: University of Missouri
2017 Prizewinner: Bradley Harrison, "Monsterrat"

University of Montana 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: University of Montana
2017 Prizewinner: Sarah Aronson, "Chief Complaint"

Mount Holyoke College 
Prize Name: Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize
Founded: 1960
Donor: Mr. W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
2017 Prizewinner: Rebecca Pittel, "Chesed Shel Emeth"

Muskingum College 
Prize Name: Beulah Brooks Brown Award in Poetry
Founded: 1993
Donor: Muskingum College
2017 Prizewinner: Markie Dunn, "Rosenrot"

Naropa University
Prize Name: The Margaret Randall Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: Friends of Margaret Randall
2017 Prizewinner: Lea Claire, "Melt"

University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
Prize Name: Wilbur Gaffney Poetry Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Professor Emeritus Wilbur Gaffney
2017 Prizewinner: Àngel García, "Cradle Song II"

University of Nebraska, MFA
Prize Name: Helen W. Kenefick Poetry Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. John C. Kenefick
2017 Prizewinner: Genevieve N. Williams, "Brink"

New Jersey City University 
Prize Name: The Walter Glospie Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: New Jersey City University
2017 Prizewinner: Rashad Wright, "Mimi"

University of New Orleans 
Prize Name: Andrea Saunders Gereighty Poetry Award
Founded: 1986
Donor: Ms. Andrea S. Gereighty
2017 Prizewinner: Shelly Rodrigue, "Rambutan"

New York University
Prize Name: Judith Lobel Arkin Poetry Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: The Arkin Family
2017 Prizewinner: Audrey C. Deng, "Ode to the Sea Cucumber"

University of North Dakota 
Prize Name: The Thomas McGrath Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of North Dakota
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of North Texas
Prize Name: Paul R. Voertman Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: University of North Texas
2017 Prizewinner: Andrew Koch, "Inheritance"

University of Notre Dame
Prize Name: The Billy Maich Award
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Paul & Jessica Maich
2017 Prizewinner: Grace Polleys, "Essay"

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Prize Name: The Anne Williams Burrus Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1963
Donor: Mrs. Ann W. Burrus
2017 Prizewinner: Ellen Boyette, "Whelm"

University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Prize Name: Noel Callow Poetry Award
Founded: 1963
Donor: Anonymous
2017 Prizewinner: Katy O. Murphy, "In the Hummingbird Exhibit at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum"

North Carolina State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: North Carolina State University
2017 Prizewinner: Zachary Lunn, "MEDEVAC"

Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts
2017 Prizewinner: Amanda Stovicek, "Blueshift"

Northwestern University 
Prize Name: Jean Meyer Aloe Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2017 Prizewinner: A.C. Dayton, "On Anguish"

Northwest Indian College
Prize Name: The Betty and Norman Lockwood Poetry Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: James Harder
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Ohio State University 
Prize Name: Arthur Rense Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Ms. Paige Rense
2017 Prizewinner: Margaret Cipriano, "Strategies"

Oklahoma State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1978
Donor: Oklahoma State University
2017 Prizewinner: Alysse Kathleen McCanna, "Time is Blood"

Old Dominion University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2017 Prizewinners: Paryn Grodi, "This Morning" (undergraduate) and Amanda Gomez, "Grind"

Oregon State University 
Prize Name: Weaver Undergraduate Poetry Award
Founded: 1986
Donor: Oregon State University
2017 Prizewinner: Ethan Heusser, "flower pressing"

Pace University 
Prize Name: David A. Bickimer—Promise of Learnings Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: The Promise of Learnings Inc.
2017 Prizewinner: Chang Quan Yang, "Grandpa Visits Me During the Summer"

Pennsylvania State Harrisburg
Prize Name: Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Sam Bixler, "Like Clockwork"

Pennsylvania State University 
Prize Name: Leonard Steinberg Memorial Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: Mrs. Pearl Steinberg
2017 Prizewinner: Makensi Ceriani, "When I Had Long, Dark Hair"

University of Pennsylvania 
Prize Name: William Carlos Williams Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: University of Pennsylvania
2017 Prizewinner: Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, "Letter to My Son, November 8th, 2016"

Piedmont College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: Barbara Brown Taylor
2017 Prizewinner: Lanae Ramos, "The Vision"

University of Pittsburgh 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: University of Pittsburgh
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Prize Name: The Colleen M. Brown Prize
Founded: 2012
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Coltt Winter Lepley, "Internet Internment"

Portland State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: The Portland State University Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Sierra Rogers, "I Am Forgotten"

Pratt Institute 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1992
Donor: Pratt Institute
2017 Prizewinner: Adriana Green, "America Dream"

Princeton University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Drs. William F. and Jerene Hewitt
2017 Prizewinner: Lian Kirit Limperis, "Bookends"

Purdue University
Prize Name: The Thomas H. Scholl and Elizabeth Boyd Thompson Poetry Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Thomas H. Scholl
2017 Prizewinner: Alex Mouw, "Science Fiction Suspense Drama"

Randolph-Macon Woman’s College 
Prize Name: Charles and Fanny Fay Wood Poetry Prize
Founded: 1963
Donor: Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
2017 Prizewinner: Grace Collins, "hospice angels"

University of Redlands 
Prize Name: Jean Burden Award
Founded: 1984
Donor: Ms. Virginia Everett Smith
2017 Prizewinner: Wanita Jones, "Tales of the Silence"

Reed College 
Prize Name: The Mary Barnard Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1994
Donor: Reed College
2017 Prizewinner: Tiffany Thio, "quintessential hard heart"

University of Richmond
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2017 Prizewinner: Megan Towey, "in Los Angeles my twin and I read one-star reviews of CERN"

Rice University
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Joyce Pounds Hardy
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

University of Rochester 
Prize Name: Marion Devendorf Van Laak Poetry Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: University of Rochester
2017 Prizewinner: Christine Stanzione, "Burying a Ram"

Rockford University
Prize Name: Colleen Holmbeck Poetry Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: Rockford University
2017 Prizewinner: Jessy Mohns, "Koi"

Rollins College 
Prize Name: Arden Goettling / Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Family & Friends of Arden Goettling
2017 Prizewinners: Luc Lasman, "Three Cantos on the Hidden Place" and Denise Holdridge, "I Am Not a Fairy Princess"

Rutgers University 
Prize Name: Enid Dame Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
2017 Prizewinner: Alex Arbeitel, "scene: family dinner"

St. John’s University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2006
Donor: Thomas McInerney
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

St. Lawrence University 
Prize Name: James Ligon Price III Memorial Prize in Poetry
Founded: 1975
Donor: St. Lawrence University
2017 Prizewinner: Haley DeParde, "Knedliky"

Saint Mary’s College of California 
Prize Name: Russell & Yvonne Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: David Zumwalt, "Ghost Ranch, White Hollyhock"

Sam Houston State University 
Prize Name: The William C. Weathers Memorial Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Ms. Melissa Morphew
2017 Prizewinner: Melanie Brega, "Parade of Shadows"

San Francisco State University (undergraduate) 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Piri Thomas Poetry Prize
Founded: 2009
Donors: Friends and Family of Piri Thomas
2017 Prizewinner: DeMareon Gipson, "Five"

San Francisco State University (graduate) 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1996
Donors: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Sophie Eden, "Grandma Eats with a Knife"

University of San Francisco
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2009
Donor: University of San Francisco
2017 Prizewinner: Sage Yockelson, "Prayer for Trans Jews, 5777"

San Jose State University 
Prize Name: Virginia de Araujo Prize
Founded: 1981
Donor: Virginia de Araujo Trust
2017 Prizewinner: Suika Miller, "On the bookshelf in your room, there are home videos of you pushing my sister and I on the swings at a park"

Santa Clara University
Prize Name: Tamara Verga Poetry Prize
Founded: 1995
Donor: Victoria Verga Logan and Frank Verga, Jr.
2017 Prizewinner: Emma Ferrell, "Ode to a Beautiful Button"

Sarah Lawrence College (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 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
2017 Prizewinner: Moncho Alvarado, "Sift"

Shimer College 
Prize Name: Ruth Cooley Poetry Prize
Founded: 1976
Donor: Mr. Peter Cooley
2017 Prizewinner: Francesca Miller, “A Non-Canonical Flood"

Shippensburg University
Prize Name: Laura A. Rice Poetry Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Laura A. Rice Poetry Prize
2017 Prizewinner: Andrea Stock, "Wind in a Box"

Skidmore College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Skidmore College
2017 Prizewinner: Clara Moser, "The Swallows"

Smith College 
Prize Name: Anne Bradstreet Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Smith College
2017 Prizewinner: Ewan Hill, "Silence, inherited"

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (undergraduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: Mr. Rodney Jones
2017 Prizewinner: Allison May, "Grandma's Curls"

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (graduate)
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1998
Donor: Carolyn Forman Moe
2017 Prizewinner: Meghann Plunkett, "Above the Butcher's Shop"

Stetson University 
Prize Name: The Holly M. Kimball Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. Phillip Blumberg
2017 Prizewinners: Taylor Alyson Lewis, "Maurice, Louisiana, 1941"

Spring Hill College 
Prize Name: Reverend Andrew C. Smith, S.J., Poetry Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Matthew Chambers, "The Student"

Stetson University 
Prize Name: The Holly M. Kimball Poetry Prize
Founded: 2005
Donor: Mr. Phillip Blumberg
2017 Prizewinners: Claretta Holsey, "Nick"

SUNY Albany 
Prize Name: Phyllis Hurd Liston Poetry Prize
Founded: 1998
Donor: The Liston Family
2017 Prizewinner: Laurin DeChae, "the sensorium of the cyborg"

SUNY Binghamton 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1979
Donor: SUNY Binghamton
2017 Prizewinners: Rachael Lee, "A Mother's Touch" (undergraduate) and Macaulay Glynn, "Blame" (graduate)

SUNY Buffalo
Prize Name: The Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1974
Donor: SUNY Buffalo
2017 Prizewinner: Rachel Saeger, “An American Love Story”

SUNY Buffalo
Prize Name: Dan Liberthson Poetry Prize
Founded: 2010
Donor: Mr. Dan Liberthson
2017 Prizewinner: Claire Nashar, "The Fish [ed.]"

SUNY Farmingdale
Prize Name: Raynor Wallace Poetry Award
Founded: 1988
Donor: SUNY Farmingdale
2017 Prizewinner: Benjamin Harris, "Text to Speech"

SUNY Oswego 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Mr. John W. Mincher, Jr.
2017 Prizewinner: Rachael Templeton, "Daddy's Dead"

Sweet Briar College 
Prize Name: The Jean Taylor Meyer Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 2003
Donor: Jean Meyer Aloe
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Temple University 
Prize Name: Albert J. Caplan Prize
Founded: 1985
Donor: Mr. Albert J. Caplan
2017 Prizewinner: Natalie Risser, "Planted"

University of Texas at Austin 
Prize Name: Andrew Julius Gutow Poetry Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: The Andrew Julius Gutow Memorial Fund
2017 Prizewinners: Nancy Huang, "namestamp: a partial chinese-english dictionary" and Rebecca Liu, "Portrait of Hamlet in Repose"

Trinity College 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1997
Donor: Trinity College
2017 Prizewinner: Justin Charron, "The Garden Shed"

Tufts University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: Tufts University
2017 Prizewinner: Sarah Walsh, "Los Alamos, New Mexico"

Tulane University 
Prize Name: Anselle M. Larson / Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Mr. Herbert V. Larson, Jr.
2017 Prizewinner: Claire Dockery, "Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.)"

United States Naval Academy 
Prize Name: Stuart Pitt Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1975
Donor: Mrs. A. Stuart Pitt
2017 Prizewinner: McKenna Niemer, "My Father's Daughter"

University of Utah 
Prize Name: Larry Levis Memorial Poetry Prize
Founded: 1969
Donor: University of Utah
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Valdosta State University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1986
Donor: Mr. Edward Davin Vickers
2017 Prizewinner: DiNae' Billingsly, "Just This Once"

Valparaiso University 
Prize Name: Vivian S. Richards Memorial Prize
Founded: 1988
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Nancy & Michael Becker
2017 Prizewinner: Becca Grischow, "Stains"

Vanderbilt University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Vanderbilt University
2017 Prizewinner: Ariana Yeatts-Lonske, "For You"

Vassar College 
Prize Name: Mary Rousmaniere Gordon Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: Mr. Albert H. Gordon
2017 Prizewinner: Michaela Coplen, "Alma becomes an island"

University of Virginia
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Henry Hoyns Bequest, Charles Wright
2017 Prizewinner: Michael Dhyne, "To My Father, The Light"

Virginia Commonwealth University 
Prize Name: Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize
Founded: 2002
Donor: Nan Byrne
2017 Prizewinner: Victoria C. Flanagan, "Self-Portrait as My Mother Would Have It" and Rachael Hägglund, "Mother Tongue"

Virginia Tech
Prize name: Virginia Tech/ Poetry Society of Virginia Prize
Founded: 2007
Donor: The Poetry Society of Virginia
2017 Prizewinner: Jasmine Marie Francis, "Anti-Pastoral"

Washington College 
Prize Name: The Jude and Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Dr. & Mrs. Jude Pfister
2017 Prizewinner: Lillian Starr, "Portrait of Boy Dancing"

Washington & Lee University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Anonymous
2017 Prizewinner: Julie Marie Wilson, "Atlantis Poem Sequence"

Washington University 
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1968
Donor: Washington University
2017 Prizewinners: Rebecca Cohen, "Arbeit macht frei" (undergraduate) and Danielle Metzger, "Yom Kippur" (graduate)

University of Washington 
Prize Name: Harold Taylor Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The New Hope Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Lisa Levin, "Cara Cara"

Wayne State University 
Prize Name: John Clare Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Nancy & Michael Becker
2017 Prizewinner: Alexandra Biedenbach, "The Musket"

Wellesley College 
Prize Name: Nevin Prize
Founded: 1957
Donor: The Family of Betty Nevin Marshall & Robert Nevin
2017 Prizewinners: Haley Cheek, "Skin Care Advice" and Christine Arumainayagam, "New Routines"

Wells College 
Prize Name: Catharine B. De Pau Poetry Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: The Lyric Foundation for Traditional Poetry
2017 Prizewinner: Macy Grace Smolsky, "eternal food"

Wesleyan College 
Prize Name: George Warren Gignilliat, Jr. Poetry Prize
Founded: 1984
Donor: J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz
2017 Prizewinner: D'Andrea Dixon, "I Stand: An Homage to Wesleyan College, 1836"

Wesleyan University
Prize Name: Sarah Hannah Memorial Prize
Founded: 2008
Donor: Kate Bernheimer
2017 Prizewinners: Kathleen Radigan, "My Mother"

Westminster College
Prize Name: Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Prize
Founded: 1999
Donor: Westminster College
2017 Prizewinner: Brooke L. Nilsson, "Fluid"

College of William & Mary
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 1983
Donor: Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda
2017 Prizewinner: Jessica Molz, "Sunrise"

Williams College
Prize Name: Bullock Poetry Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: The Academy of American Poets
2017 Prizewinner: Jordan Jace, "Across the Bridge"

Wilson College
Prize Name: The William and Ivy Saylor Prize
Founded: 2013
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Shawn Price, "An Invitation"

University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Prize Name: George B. Hill Poetry Prize
Founded: 2004
Donor: Kevin P. Bjerregaard
2017 Prizewinner: Madeline Kelly, "Is It Surrender to Acknowledge"

College of Wooster 
Prize Name: Cora Owlett Latzer Award
Founded: 1983
Donor: Ms. Susan Donnell
2017 Prizewinner: No prize awarded

Yale University 
Prize Name: Sean T. Lannan Poetry Prize
Founded: 1955
Donor: The Lannan Foundation
2017 Prizewinner: Carrie Mannino, "11.9.16"

Yonsei University / Underwood International College
Prize Name: Academy of American Poets Prize
Founded: 2011
Donor: Yonsei University
2017 Prizewinner: Yeonwoo Koo, "The Rice of Sack"

York College of Pennsylvania
Prize Name: Mary Jane’s Diamond Prize
Founded: 2015
Donor: Mr. Raymond W. Britcher
2017 Prizewinner: Austin Wolfe, "i can't think of the word for it"


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