Arthur Rense Prize

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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