For many years, the Society has given two awards, the Yeats Poetry Prize to recognize literary achievment and the M.L Rosenthal Award to recognize scholarly contributions to Yeats Studies.

The Yeats Poetry Prize


Each year the Society awards cash and honorary prizes for poems in any style entered duing an open submissions period. Awards are presented at the Union Square Barnes & Noble (New York City) in April.  For information about the guidelines, deadlines, and to read judges' reports, click here.



M.L. Rosenthal Award


Named in honor of the U.S. poet, critic and editor, the M.L Rosenthal Award recognizes contributions to Yeats studies.  Nominations are made by prior recipients. For more information about the award and past winners, click here.