2022 Yeats Poetry Prize
Ann Kjellberg , Judge


Ann Kjellberg is the founding editor the literary magazine Little Star and of Book Post, a newsletter-based book review. She was on the editorial staff of the New York Review of Books from 1988 to 2017. She is the literary executor of the poet Joseph Brodsky and editor of his Nativity Poems, Collected Poems in English, and Selected Poems: 1968-1996. She is a founding director of the Joseph Brodsky Fellowship Fund, which has provided residencies in Italy for Russian poets and artists since 2000.

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2021 Results

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First Prize


     Heather Treseler for "Wildlife" 

Second Prize


     Anna Knowles for "Check's, Almost Every Night" 

Honorable Mentions


     Catherine Marenghi for "Mud Pies"


     Diana M. Chien for "Velvet"


     Richard Foerster for "​Listening to Symphony No. 7, Rondo Finale, After Reading Henry-Louis

     de La Grange"

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