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This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1995.


Events

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January 12 Events Pre-1600 *49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubikon at the head of the 13th Legion. Civil war between the former allies, Caesar and Pompey, is now inevitable. *475 – List of Byzantine emperors, Byzantine Emperor Zeno (emper ...
– The première of
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'' at the
Royal Court Theatre The Royal Court Theatre, at different times known as the Court Theatre, the New Chelsea Theatre, and the Belgravia Theatre, is a non-commercial West End theatre in Sloane Square Sloane Square is a small hard-landscaped square on the boun ...

Royal Court Theatre
Upstairs in London provokes outrage. *
February 28 It is the last day of February February is the second month of the year in the and s. The month has 28 days in s or 29 in s, with the 29th day being called the ''leap day''. It is the first of five months not to have 31 days (the other ...
– '' The Diary of Bridget Jones'' column first appears in ''
The Independent ''The Independent'' is a British online newspaper An online newspaper (or electronic news or electronic news publication) is the electronic publishing, online version of a newspaper, either as a stand-alone publication or as the online ver ...
'' newspaper (London). *
March 1 Events Pre-1600 *509 BC __NOTOC__ The year 509 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Republic The Roman Republic ( la, Rēs pūblica Rōmāna ) was a state of the , run through of the . Beginning with the of ...
– The
Dylan Thomas Centre The Dylan Thomas Centre is an arts centre located in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea, Wales. It is a Grade II* listed building. History The building was commissioned to replace a previous guildhall which had been located near Swansea Castle and d ...
in
Swansea Swansea (; cy, Abertawe ) is a coastal City status in the United Kingdom, city and the List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, second-largest city of Wales. It forms a Principal areas of Wales, principal area, officially known as the City ...

Swansea
is opened by
Jimmy Carter James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician, businessman, and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic Party (United States), Democratic Par ...

Jimmy Carter
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April 23 Events Pre-20th century *215 BC __NOTOC__ Year 215 BC was a year of the Roman calendar, pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Albinus/Marcellus/Verrucosus and Gracchus (or, less frequently, yea ...
World Book Day World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day or International Day of the Book, is an annual event organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...
is first celebrated. *
July 16 Events Pre-1600 *622 __NOTOC__ Year 622 ( DCXXII) was a common year starting on Friday A common year starting on Friday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional ...
Amazon.com Amazon.com, Inc. ( ) is an American multinational Multinational may refer to: * Multinational corporation, a corporate organization operating in multiple countries * Multinational force, a military body from multiple countries * Multinational ...
, incorporated a year earlier by
Jeff Bezos Jeffrey Preston Bezos ( ; né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut. He is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon (company), Amazon, where ...

Jeff Bezos
in
Washington (state) Washington (), officially the State of Washington, is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The St ...
as an online
bookstore Bookselling is the commercial trading of book A book is a medium for recording information Information is processed, organised and structured data Data (; ) are individual facts, statistics, or items of information, often num ...

bookstore
, sells its first book:
Douglas Hofstadter Douglas Richard Hofstadter (born February 15, 1945) is an American scholar of cognitive science Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combination of two or more academic ...
's '' Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought''. *August –
Blackwell UK Blackwell UK, also known as Blackwell's and Blackwell Group, is a British academic An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, secondary or tertiary education, tertiar ...
becomes the first British bookseller to offer online purchasing. *
December 13 Events Pre-1600 *1294 Year 1294 (Roman numerals, MCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. Events Asia * February 18 – Kublai Khan dies; by this time the separati ...
– The released film of
Jane Austen Jane Austen (; 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry The landed gentry, or the ''gentry'', is a l ...

Jane Austen
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Sense and Sensibility ''Sense and Sensibility'' is a novel by Jane Austen, published in 1811. It was published anonymously; ''By A Lady'' appears on the title page where the author's name might have been. It tells the story of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor (age 19) a ...
'' has an
Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking F ...
-winning
screenplay A screenplay, or script, is a written work by screenwriter A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer A writer is a person who uses written words in different styles and technique ...
by
Emma Thompson Dame Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress and screenwriter. One of Britain's most acclaimed actresses, she has received List of awards and nominations received by Emma Thompson, various accolades throughout her career, incl ...
. ''Uncertain dates'' *
Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster () is an American publishing company and a subsidiary of ViacomCBS ViacomCBS Inc. is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention an ...

Simon & Schuster
pays US$4.2 million for hardcover publishing rights to ''
The Christmas Box ''The Christmas Box'' () is an American novel written by Richard Paul Evans and self-published in 1993 in literature, 1993. A Christmas story purportedly written for his children, the book was advertised locally by Evans, who was working at the ti ...
'', self-published by Richard Paul Evans, which has appeared on The New York Times Best Seller list, ''The New York Times'' Best Seller list. *Fjærland in Norway becomes a book town.


New books


Fiction

*Ben Aaronovitch – ''The Also People'' *Louisa May Alcott (posthumous) – ''A Long Fatal Love Chase'' *Roger MacBride Allen **''Ambush at Corellia'' **''Assault at Selonia'' **''Showdown at Centerpoint'' *Julia Alvarez – ''In the Time of the Butterflies'' *Martin Amis – ''The Information (novel), The Information'' *Kevin J. Anderson – ''Darksaber (novel), Darksaber'' *Iain Banks – ''Whit (novel), Whit'' *Pat Barker – ''The Ghost Road'' *Daniel Blythe – ''Infinite Requiem'' *Thomas Brussig – '':de:Helden wie wir, Helden wie wir'' (Heroes Like Us) *Christopher Bulis – ''The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Bulis novel), The Sorcerer's Apprentice'' *Edgar Rice Burroughs and Joe R. Lansdale – ''Tarzan: the Lost Adventure'' *T. C. Boyle – ''The Tortilla Curtain'' *Albert Camus (posthumous) – ''The First Man'' (''Le Premier Homme'', unfinished) *Andrew Cartmel – ''Warlock (Cartmel novel), Warlock'' *Mary Higgins Clark – ''Silent Night'' *Michael Connelly – ''The Last Coyote'' *Paul Cornell – ''Human Nature (novel), Human Nature'' *Bernard Cornwell **''Sharpe's Battle (novel), Sharpe's Battle'' **''Battle Flag'' **''The Winter King (novel), The Winter King'' *Douglas Coupland – ''Microserfs'' *Robert Crais – ''Voodoo River'' *Michael Crichton – ''The Lost World (Michael Crichton), The Lost World'' *Maurice G. Dantec – ''Les Racines du mal'' *Martin Day – ''The Menagerie (novel), The Menagerie'' *L. Sprague de Camp and Christopher Stasheff – ''The Exotic Enchanter'' *Samuel Delany – ''Hogg (novel), Hogg'' *Terrance Dicks – ''Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans#Novelisation, Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans'' *Umberto Eco – ''The Island of the Day Before'' *Stanley Elkin – ''Mrs. Ted Bliss'' *Kirill Eskov – ''The Gospel of Afranius'' («Евангелие от Афрания») *Nicholas Evans – ''The Horse Whisperer (book), The Horse Whisperer'' *Timothy Findley – ''The Piano Man's Daughter'' *Richard Ford – ''Independence Day (Ford novel), Independence Day'' *Jon Fosse – ''Melancholy (novel), Melancholy'' (''Melancholia I'') *Carlos Fuentes – ''The Crystal Frontier (La frontera de cristal)'' *John Gardner (thriller writer), John Gardner – ''GoldenEye#Novelisation, GoldenEye'' *John Grisham – ''The Rainmaker (John Grisham), The Rainmaker'' *Barbara Hambly – ''Children of the Jedi'' *Craig Hinton – ''Millennial Rites'' *Nick Hornby – ''High Fidelity (novel), High Fidelity'' *Kazuo Ishiguro – ''The Unconsoled'' *Elfriede Jelinek – ''The Children of the Dead'' *Jo Jung-rae – ''Arirang'' *Welwyn Wilton Katz – ''Out of the Dark (1995 novel), Out of the Dark'' *Stephen King – ''Rose Madder (novel), Rose Madder'' *Joe R. Lansdale – ''The Two-Bear Mambo'' *John le Carré – ''Our Game'' *Andy Lane **''The Empire of Glass'' **''Original Sin (Lane novel), Original Sin'' *Paul Leonard (writer), Paul Leonard **''Dancing the Code'' **''Toy Soldiers (novel), Toy Soldiers'' *Jonathan Lethem – ''Amnesia Moon'' *Barry Letts – ''The Ghosts of N-Space'' *Robert Ludlum – ''The Apocalypse Watch'' *Steve Lyons (writer), Steve Lyons **''Head Games (novel), Head Games'' **''Time of Your Life (novel), Time of Your Life'' *Frank McCourt – ''Angela's Ashes'' (semi-autobiographical) *Val McDermid – ''The Mermaids Singing'' *David A. McIntee **''Lords of the Storm'' **''Sanctuary (McIntee novel), Sanctuary'' *Andreï Makine – ''Dreams of My Russian Summers (Le Testament français)'' *Henning Mankell – ''Chronicler of the Winds (Comédia infantil)'' *Stephen Marley (writer), Stephen Marley – ''Managra'' *Zakes Mda – ''Ways of Dying'' *James A. Michener – ''Miracle in Seville'' *Rohinton Mistry – ''A Fine Balance'' *Mary McGarry Morris – ''Songs in Ordinary Time'' *Kate Orman – ''Set Piece (novel), Set Piece'' *Terry Pratchett – ''Maskerade'' *Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child **''Relic (novel), Relic'' **''Mount Dragon'' *Christoph Ransmayr – ''The Dog King (Morbus Kitahara)'' *Jean Raspail – ''L'Anneau du pêcheur'' *Justin Richards – ''System Shock (novel), System Shock'' *Andrew Roberts (historian), Andrew Roberts – ''The Aachen Memorandum'' *Gareth Roberts (writer), Gareth Roberts **''The Romance of Crime'' **''Zamper'' *J. Jill Robinson – ''Eggplant Wife'' *Philip Roth – ''Sabbath's Theater'' *Salman Rushdie – ''The Moor's Last Sigh'' *Gary Russell – ''Invasion of the Cat-People'' *Josè Saramago – ''Blindness (novel), Blindness (Ensaio sobre a cegueira)'' *W. G. Sebald – ''The Rings of Saturn, Die Ringe des Saturn: Eine englische Wallfahrt'' (The Rings of Saturn: An English Pilgrimage) *Sidney Sheldon – ''Morning, Noon and Night (novel), Morning, Noon and Night'' *Jane Smiley - ''Moo (novel), Moo'' *Danielle Steel – ''Five Days In Paris'' *Neal Stephenson – ''The Diamond Age, The Diamond Age, or A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer'' *James B. Stewart – ''Blood Sport'' *Dave Stone – ''Sky Pirates!'' *Jim Turner (editor), Jim Turner, editor – ''Cthulhu Mythos anthology#Cthulhu 2000, Cthulhu 2000: A Lovecraftian Anthology'' *Andrew Vachss – ''Andrew Vachss#The Burke series, Footsteps of the Hawk'' *Robert James Waller – ''Puerto Vallarta Squeeze'' *Dave Wolverton – ''The Courtship of Princess Leia''


Children and young people

*Chris Van Allsburg – ''Bad Day at Riverbend'' *Elizabeth Arnold (children's writer), Elizabeth Arnold – ''The Parsley Parcel'' *Marion Zimmer Bradley (with Rosemary Edghill) – ''Ghostlight'' *
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Jimmy Carter
(illustrated by Amy Carter) – ''The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer'' *Donald Hall (with Barry Moser) – ''The Pageant'' *Virginia Hamilton (with Leo and Diane Dillon) – ''Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales'' *Joe R. Lansdale – ''Tarzan: the Lost Adventure'' *Jim Murphy (author), Jim Murphy – ''The Great Fire (children's novel), The Great Fire'' *Alison Prince – ''The Sherwood Hero'' *Philip Pullman – ''Northern Lights (Pullman novel), Northern Lights'' (in US as ''The Golden Compass'') *Diana Pullein-Thompson – ''I Wanted a Pony'' *Josephine Pullein-Thompson – ''Six Ponies'' *Mario Vargas Llosa (with Willi Glasauer) – ''Hitos y Mitos Literarios (The Milestones and the Stories of Greatest Literary Works)'' *Jacqueline Wilson – ''Double Act''


Drama

*Parv Bancil – ''Papa Was A Bus Conductor'' *Jez Butterworth – ''Mojo (play), Mojo'' *Margaret Edson – ''Wit (play), Wit'' *Horton Foote – ''The Young Man From Atlanta'' *Jon Fosse – ''The Name (play), The Name'' *
Sarah Kane Sarah Kane (3 February 1971 – 20 February 1999) was an English playwright, screenwriter and theatre director. Overview She is known for her plays that deal with themes of redemptive love, sexual desire, pain, torture—both physical and psyc ...
– ''
Blasted ''Blasted'' is the first play by the British author Sarah Kane Sarah Kane (3 February 1971 – 20 February 1999) was an English playwright, screenwriter and theatre director. Overview She is known for her plays that deal with themes of re ...
'' *Terrence McNally – ''Master Class'' *Yasmina Reza – ''The Unexpected Man (L'homme du hasard)'' *Tom Stoppard – ''Indian Ink (play), Indian Ink''


Poetry

*Mark Doty – ''Atlantis: Poems''


Non-fiction

*André Aciman – ''Out of Egypt'' *Jean Baudrillard – ''The Gulf War Did Not Take Place'' *John G. Bennett (posthumously) – ''The Masters of Wisdom'' *George G. Blackburn – ''The Guns of Normandy'' *Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams – ''The Craft of Research'' *Pascal Bruckner – ''The Temptation of Innocence'' *L. Sprague de Camp – ''The Ape-Man Within'' *Tim Cornell – ''The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars'' *Paul Davies – ''About Time (book), About Time'' *Robin Dunbar – ''The Trouble with Science'' *Mark Epstein – ''Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective'' *Bill Gates – ''The Road Ahead (Bill Gates book), The Road Ahead'' *Doris Kearns Goodwin – ''No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II'' *Nelson Mandela – ''Long Walk to Freedom (book), Long Walk to Freedom'' *Leonard Nimoy – ''I Am Spock'' *Leslie and Les Parrott – ''Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts'' *Man Ray and André Breton – ''Man Ray, 1890–1976'' *Condoleezza Rice and Philip Zelikow – ''Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft'' *Oliver Sacks – ''An Anthropologist on Mars'' *Simon Schama – ''Landscape and Memory'' *Sterling Seagrave – ''Lords of the Rim (Seagrave book), Lords of the Rim'' *Miranda Seymour – ''Robert Graves: Life on the Edge'' *Howard Stern – ''Miss America (book), Miss America'' *Binod Bihari Verma – ''Tapasa vai Ganga'' Maithili language#Literature, Maithili, biography *Ibn Warraq – ''Why I Am Not a Muslim'' *Jane Wilson-Howarth – ''Bugs, Bites & Bowels'' (later editions as ''The Essential Guide to Travel Health'')


Deaths

*January 9 – Peter Cook, English writer, comedian and satirist (born 1937 in literature, 1937) *January 30 – Gerald Durrell, English nature writer and naturalist (born 1925 in literature, 1925) *January 31 – George Abbott, American writer, director and producer (born 1887 in literature, 1887) *February 4 – Patricia Highsmith, American crime novelist (born 1921 in literature, 1921) *February 6 – Xia Yan (playwright), Xia Yan (夏衍), Chinese playwright and screenwriter, (born 1900 in literature, 1900) *February 21 **Robert Bolt, English dramatist (born 1924 in literature, 1924) **Calder Willingham, American writer (born 1922 in literature, 1922) *February 23 – James Herriot, English veterinary novelist (born 1916 in literature, 1916) *March 9 – Ian Ballantine, American publisher (born 1916 in literature, 1916) *April 14 – Brian Coffey, Irish poet (born 1905 in literature, 1905) *May 30 or May 31 – Ștefana Velisar Teodoreanu, Romanian novelist, memoirist and poet (born 1897 in literature, 1897) *June 14 – Roger Zelazny, American fantasy and science fiction writer (born 1937 in literature, 1937) *June 25 – Qiu Miaojin (邱妙津), Taiwanese Chinese novelist (suicide, born 1969 in literature, 1969) *
July 16 Events Pre-1600 *622 __NOTOC__ Year 622 ( DCXXII) was a common year starting on Friday A common year starting on Friday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional ...
**May Sarton, Belgian-born American poet, novelist and memoirist (born 1912 in literature, 1912) **Stephen Spender, English poet (born 1909 in literature, 1909) *July 25 – Janice Elliott, English novelist and children's writer (born 1931 in literature, 1931) *August 3 – Edward Whittemore, American novelist, (born 1933 in literature, 1933) *August 19 – Pierre Schaeffer, French composer and writer (born 1910 in literature, 1910) *August 29 – Michael Ende, German fantasy novelist (born 1929 in literature, 1929) *October 13 – Henry Roth, Austrian-born American novelist and short story writer (born 1906 in literature, 1906) *October 22 – Kingsley Amis, English novelist (born 1922 in literature, 1922) *November 10 – Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer (executed, born 1941 in literature, 1941) *November 13 – Mary Elizabeth Counselman, American author and poet (born 1911 in literature, 1911) *November 16 – Robert H. Adleman, American novelist and historian (born 1919 in literature, 1919) *November 17 – Marguerite Young, American novelist, poet and biographer (born 1908 in literature, 1908) *November 22 – Margaret St. Clair, American science fiction writer (born 1911 in literature, 1911) *December 2 – Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist (born 1913 in literature, 1913) *December 9 – Toni Cade Bambara, American writer (born 1939 in literature, 1939) *December 30 – Heiner Müller, German dramatist (born 1929 in literature, 1929)


Awards

*Nobel Prize for Literature: Seamus Heaney *Camões Prize: José Saramago


Australia

*The Australian/Vogel Literary Award: Richard King (Australian author), Richard King, ''Kindling Does For Firewood'' *C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Bruce Beaver, ''Anima and Other Poems'' *Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Peter Boyle (poet), Peter Boyle, ''Coming Home From the World'' *Mary Gilmore Prize: Aileen Kelly, ''Coming Up for Light'' *Miles Franklin Award: Helen Darville, Helen Demidenko, ''The Hand That Signed the Paper''


Canada

*Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award *Giller Prize, Giller Prize for Canadian Fiction: Rohinton Mistry, ''A Fine Balance'' *See 1995 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. *Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction: Denise Chong, ''The Concubine's Children''Faculty of Arts, 1995, Edna Staebler Award
, ''Wilfrid Laurier University'', Previous winners, Denise Chong, Retrieved 11/27/2012


France

*Prix Goncourt: Andreï Makine, ''Le Testament français'' *Prix Décembre: Jean Échenoz, ''Les Grandes Blondes'' *Prix Médicis French: Vassilis Alexakis, ''La Langue maternelle'' and Andreï Makine, ''Le testament français'' *Prix Médicis International: Alessandro Baricco, ''Châteaux de la colère''


United Kingdom

*Booker Prize: Pat Barker, ''The Ghost Road'' *Carnegie Medal in Literature, Carnegie Medal for children's literature: Philip Pullman, ''Northern Lights (Pullman novel), Northern Lights'' *James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction: Christopher Priest (novelist), Christopher Priest, ''The Prestige'' *James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography: Gitta Sereny, ''Albert Speer: His Battle with the Truth'' *Cholmondeley Award: U. A. Fanthorpe, Christopher Reid, C. H. Sisson, Kit Wright *Eric Gregory Award: Colette Bryce, Sophie Hannah, Tobias Hill, Mark Wormald *Newdigate prize: Antony Dunn *1995 Whitbread Awards, Whitbread Book of the Year Award: Kate Atkinson, ''Behind the Scenes at the Museum''


United States

*Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize: Sandy Solomon, ''Pears, Lake, Sun'' *Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry: Maxine Kumin *American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals#Fiction, novel, short story, American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction, William Keepers Maxwell, Jr., William Maxwell *Carnegie Medal in Literature, Carnegie Medal: Philip Pullman, ''Northern Lights (Pullman novel), Northern Lights'' *Compton Crook Award: Doranna Durgin, ''Dun Lady's Jess'' *Hugo Award: Lois McMaster Bujold, ''Vorkosigan Saga#Mirror Dance, Mirror Dance'' *Nebula Award: Robert J. Sawyer, Robert Sawyer, ''The Terminal Experiment'' *Newbery Medal for children's literature: Sharon Creech, ''Walk Two Moons'' *Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Horton Foote, ''The Young Man From Atlanta'' *Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: Carol Shields, ''The Stone Diaries'' *Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Philip Levine (poet), Philip Levine, ''The Simple Truth'' *Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography: Joan D. Hedrick, ''Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life'' *Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction: Jonathan Weiner, ''The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time'' *Pulitzer Prize for History: Doris Goodwin, ''No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II'' *Wallace Stevens Award: James Tate (writer), James Tate *Whiting Awards: :Fiction: Michael Cunningham, Reginald McKnight, Matthew Stadler, Melanie Sumner :Nonfiction: André Aciman, Lucy Grealy (nonfiction/poetry), Suzannah Lessard, Russ Rymer :Poetry: James L. McMichael, Mary Ruefle


Elsewhere

*Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, New Zealand Book Award for Poetry: Michele Leggott, ''Dia'' *Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, Montana Book Award for Poetry: Michael Jackson, ''Pieces of Music'' *Premio Nadal: Ignacio Carrión Hernández, ''Cruzar el Danubio'' *Premio San Clemente: Xurxo Borrazás, ''Vicious''


References

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