An Atlas of the Difficult World

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudges
1991An Atlas of the Difficult World W. W. Norton & Company$25,000Mona Van Duyn
    Edward Hirsch
    Thomas Lux


On May 16, 1929, Adrienne Rich was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Radcliffe College, graduating in 1951, and was selected by W.H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize for A Change of World that same year.

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