The Arthur Rense Prize was established in 1998 when Paige Rense started the award of $20,000 in memory of her husband, the sportswriter and poet Arthur Rense. The prize is given triennially to an exceptional poet by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
- 2011 — David Wagoner
- 2008 — Hayden Carruth
- 2005 — Daniel Hoffman
- 2002 — B.H. Fairchild
- 1999 — James McMichael
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