levine-prize-books

Past Winners

2016
Rachel Rinehart, The Church in the Plains
Final Judge, Peter Everwine

2015
Andrea Jurjević, Small Crimes
Final Judge, C. G. Hanzlicek

2014
Christine Poreba, Rough Knowledge
Final Judge, Peter Everwine 

2013
Chelsea Wagenaar, Mercy Spurs the Bone
Final Judge, Philip Levine 

2012
Barbara Brinson Curiel, Mexican Jenny and Other Poems
Final Judge, Cornelius Eady 

2011
Ariana Nadia Nash, Instructions for Preparing Your Skin
Final Judge, Denise Duhamel

2010
Lory Bedikian, The Book of Lamenting
Final Judge, Brian Turner 

2009
Sarah Wetzel, Bathsheba Transatlantic
Final Judge, Garrett Hongo

2008
Shane Seely, The Snowbound House
Final Judge, Dorianne Laux

2007
Neil Aitken, The Lost Country of Sight
Final Judge, C. G. Hanzlicek

2006
Lynn Chandhok, The View From Zero Bridge
Final Judge, Corrinne Clegg Hales

2005
Roxanne Beth Johnson, Jubilee
Final Judge, Philip Levine

2003 and 2004
The Philip Levine Prize in Poetry was suspended for the 2003 and 2004 academic years

2002
Steve Gehrke, The Pyramids of Malpighi
Final Judge, Philip Levine

2001
Fleda Brown, Breathing In, Breathing Out
Final Judge, Philip Levine