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2023 Yeats Poetry Prize  
Alan Feldman, Judge



Alan Feldman, over more than sixty years, has published poetry in such prestigious publications as The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Poetry, The Nation, The Yale Review, Kenyon Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best American Poetry. He has also won several prizes, including the 1978 George Elliston Book Award for The Happy Genius as the best poetry collection published that year by a small, independent press; the 2004 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin for A Sail to Great Island; the Massachusetts Book Award in 2016 for Immortality; and the Four Lakes Prize from the University of Wisconsin for his 2018 collection, The Golden Coin. From 1972 to 2008, Alan was a professor (and eventually chair) in the English Department at Framingham State University (Massachusetts), and for 22 years he taught the Advanced Creative Writing seminar at the Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard University. He lives in Framingham with his wife, the artist Nan Hass Feldman. To find out more about the judge, go to: 


L.S. Asekoff, Billy Collins, Alfred Corn, Jessica Greenbaum, Eamon Grennan, Ann Kjellberg, Campbell McGrath, Leslie McGrath, Samuel Menashe, Paul Muldoon, Marie Ponsot, Alice Quinn, Spencer Reese, Grace Schulman, Harvey Shapiro, and Bill Zavatsky.

Sumbissions for 2023 Yeats Poetry Prize closed on February 1st. Winners to be announced after March 1st on this website and in our Facebook page. Winners will also be contacted directly. 

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