Judges

The following poets have served as judges for the National Poetry Series Open Competition:

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John Ashbery

Margaret Atwood

Mary Jo Bang

Dan Beachy-Quick

Marvin Bell

Charles Bernstein

Richard Blanco

Robert Bly

Eavan Boland

Lucie Brock-Broido

Jericho Brown

Hayden Carruth

Fred Chappell

Amy Clampitt

Lucille Clifton

Billy Collins

Martha Collins

Robert Creeley

Madeline DeFrees

Deborah Digges

Ray DiPalma

Mark Doty

Denise Duhamel

Stephen Dunn

Cornelius Eady

Kathy Fagan

Nikky Finney

Roland Flint

Carolyn Forche

Tess Gallagher

James Galvin

George Garrett

C.S. Giscombe

Eugene Gloria

Louise Gluck

Jorie Graham

Eamon Grennan

Eliza Griswold

Barbara Guest

Paul Guest

John Haines

Donald Hall

Daniel Halpern

Michael Harper

Robert Hass

Terrance Hayes

Seamus Heaney

Anthony Hecht

Lyn Hejinian

Edward Hirsch

Jane Hirshfield

John Hollander

Anselm Hollo

Bob Holman

Garrett Hongo

Richard Howard

Fanny Howe

T.R. Hummer

Lawson Fusao Inada

Tyehimba Jess

Allison Joseph

Fady Joudah

Donald Justice

Ilya Kaminsky

Mary Karr

John Keene

Brigit Pegeen Kelly

Galway Kinnell

Carolyn Kizer

August Kleinzahler

John Koethe

Yusef Komunyakaa

Maxine Kumin

Stanley Kunitz

Ann Lauterbach

Thomas Lux

Alex Lemon

Denise Levertov

Philip Levine

Ada Limon

Nathaniel Mackey

William Matthews

Bernadette Mayer

Campbell McGrath

Heather McHugh

Sandra McPherson

James Merrill

W.S. Merwin

Josephine Miles

Wayne Miller

Ange Mlinko

Silem Mohammad

Eileen Myles

Alice Notley

D. Nurkse

Naomi Shihab Nye

Sharon Olds

Mary Oliver

Michael Palmer

Gregory Pardlo

Robert Pinsky

Nick Piombino

Stanley Plumly

D.A. Powell

Kevin Prufer

Hilda Raz

Ishmael Reed

Ariana Reines

Pattiann Rogers

Mary Ruefle

Michael Ryan

Edward Sanders

Grace Schulman

David Shapiro

Prageeta Sharma

Brenda Shaughnessy

Eleni Sikelianos

Charles Simic

Tracy K. Smith

Dave Smith

Patricia Smith

Charlie Smith

David St. John

Ann Stafford

William Stafford

Gerald Stern

Susan Stewart

Mark Strand

James Tate

Henry Taylor

Natasha Trethewey

Quincy Troupe

Gloria Vando

Ellen Bryant Voigt

Catherine Wagner

David Wagoner

Derek Walcott

Rosmarie Waldrop

Diane Ward

Marjorie Welish

C.K. Williams

David Wojahn

Charles Wright

C.D. Wright

Robert Wrigley

John Yau

Monica Youn

Kevin Young

Al Young

Dean Young

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