The 2006 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Late Wife by Claudia Emerson (Louisiana State University Press)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Claudia Emerson with the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "American Sublime" by Elizabeth Alexander (Graywolf Press), and "Elegy on Toy Piano" by Dean Young (University of Pittsburgh Press).