Rita Dove

Finalist, 2016 National Book Awards

Rita Dove is the recipient of many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for her book Thomas and Beulah, and the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal. She served as the Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant.
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Collected Poems 1974 – 2004

Collected Poems 1974 – 2004, by Rita Dove book cover
ISBN 9780393285949 W. W. Norton & Company

Rita Dove’s Collected Poems 1974–2004 showcases the wide-ranging diversity that earned her a Pulitzer Prize, the position of U.S. poet laureate, a National Humanities Medal, and a National Medal of Art. Gathering thirty years and seven books, this volume compiles Dove’s fresh reflections on adolescence inThe Yellow House on the Corner and her irreverent musings in Museum. More about this book >

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Rita Dove reads from Collected Poems 1974 – 2004, 2016 NBAs Finalists Reading

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Rita Dove

Rita Dove is the recipient of many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for her book Thomas and Beulah, and the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal. She served as the Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is a Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia.

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