Presenter of the National Book Awards

National Book Awards Acceptance Speeches

Ai, Winner of the 1999 POETRY AWARD forVice: New & Selected Poems

Yahoo. I never met a man I didn't like. I teach in Oklahoma, so this is going to be such a boost to the people of Oklahoma, who really need this, and so did I. I'm very grateful, to the judges, and to everyone. Thank you so much.