THE TANNING PRIZE FOR POETRY
1994-1999
                JAMES TATE

The $100,000 Tanning Prize, endowed in 1994 by the painter Dorothea Tanning, recognizes outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry. Recipients are selected by a panel of judges appointed each year by the Academy of American Poets, and the winner is announced in the fall.

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                1999    Jackson MacLow                  Pieces of Six: Thirty-Three Poems in Prose (1983-1987)
                1998    A.R. Ammons                        Garbage: A Poem
                1997    Anthony Hecht                       Fight Among the Tombs: Poems
                1996    Adrienne Rich                        An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems
                                                                              (1988-1991)
                1995    James Tate                             Selected Poems
                1994    W. S. Merwin                        The Vixen: Poems
 
 

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