Elizabeth Bishop: Poems

Awards and honors

  • 1945: Houghton Mifflin Poetry Prize Fellowship
  • 1947: Guggenheim Fellowship
  • 1949: Appointed Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress
  • 1950: American Academy of Arts and Letters Award
  • 1951: Lucy Martin Donelly Fellowship (awarded by Bryn Mawr College)
  • 1953: Shelley Memorial Award
  • 1954: Elected to lifetime membership in the National Institute of Arts and Letters
  • 1956: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry[1]
  • 1960: Chapelbrook Foundation Award
  • 1964: Academy of American Poets Fellowship
  • 1968: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences[36]
  • 1968: Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant
  • 1969: The Order of Rio Branco (awarded by the Brazilian government)
  • 1970: National Book Award for Poetry[2]
  • 1974: Harriet Monroe Poetry Award
  • 1976: Books Abroad/Neustadt International Prize
  • 1976: Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 1977: National Book Critics Circle Award
  • 1978: Guggenheim Fellowship
  • 2010: Elected to inaugural class of the New York Writers Hall of Fame

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