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The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation, which also publishes Poetry magazine. The prize was established in 1986 by Ruth Lilly. It honors a living U.S. poet whose "lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition"; its value is $100,000[1][2] making it one of the richest literary prizes in the world. The prize has been called "among the most prestigious awards that can be won by an American poet".[3]

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  1. ^ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/prizes-lilly, webpage maintained by The Poetry Foundation. Online version retrieved October 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Kinzer, Stephen (2004). "Poetry Starts to Wear $100 Million Crown", The New York Times October 7, 2004. Online version retrieved May 22, 2008.
  3. ^ Mccauley, Mary Carole (May 9, 2007). "Poet turns a page in poetry prize history". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 6, 2009.
  4. ^ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/awards
  5. ^ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/prizes-lilly
  6. ^ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/press/146607/martin-espada-awarded-2018-ruth-lilly-poetry-prize
  7. ^ http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2015/05/alice-notley-awarded-2015-ruth-lilly-poetry-prize/
  8. ^ http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/nathaniel-mackey
  9. ^ http://www.pw.org/content/marie_ponsot_wins_ruth_lilly_poetry_prize
  10. ^ "W.S. Di Piero Awarded 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize". Poetry Foundation. April 17, 2012. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
  11. ^ "David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize". Poetry Foundation. April 12, 2011. Retrieved April 16, 2011.