The 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Poetry

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

Awarded to Time and Materials by Robert Hass (Ecco/HarperCollins)


Richard Oppel, Pulitzer Board co-chair (left), presents a 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry to Robert Hass.

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Awarded to Failure by Philip Schultz (Harcourt)


Richard Oppel, Pulitzer Board co-chair (left), presents a 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry to Philip Schultz.

Finalists

Also nominated as a finalist in this category was: "Messenger: New and Selected Poems, 1976-2006" by Ellen Bryant Voigt (W.W. Norton).