Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry
By Alan Dugan
Original and Current Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Alan Dugan first won the National Book Award in Poetry in 1962 for Poems.
Poetry Finalists that Year:
- Agha Shahid Ali for Rooms Are Never Finished
- Wanda Coleman for Mercurochrome
- Cornelius Eady for Brutal Imagination
- Gail Mazur for They Can't Take That Away from Me
Poetry Judges that Year: Raphael Campo, Toi Derricotte,
Marie Howe, Stanley Plumly, Tom Sleigh
The Year in Literature:
- Different Hours by Steven Dunn won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
- Billy Collins was named Poet Laureate of the United States.
- Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was born in Queens, NY.
- Poems Seven was Dugan’s last published book of poetry before his death in 2003.
- Alan Dugan's profile at Poets.org
- Dugan's Double Play, All Things Considered, Interview by Linda Wertheimer
- Poetry Out Loud, Prison Song by Alan Dugan
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