Annal: 2000 Yale Younger Poets Prize

Results of the Yale Younger Poets Prize in the year 2000.

Book:Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions

Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions

Maurice Manning

These compelling poems take us on a wild ride through the life of a man child in the rural South. Presenting a cast of allegorical and symbolic, yet very real, characters, the poems have “authority, daring, [and] a language of color and sure movement,” says series judge W.S. Merwin.

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