Allen Ginsberg's Poetry

Honors

His collection The Fall of America shared the annual U.S. National Book Award for Poetry in 1974.[13] In 1979, he received the National Arts Club gold medal and was inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.[125] Ginsberg was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1995 for his book Cosmopolitan Greetings: Poems 1986–1992.[15]

In 2014, Ginsberg was one of the inaugural honorees in the Rainbow Honor Walk, a walk of fame in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood noting LGBTQ people who have "made significant contributions in their fields."[126][127][128]


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