Frost & Shelley Awards
The Frost Medal and Shelley Memorial Award recognize lifetime and mid-career achievement in poetry. By nomination only.
2022 Shelley Memorial Award
Established by the will of the late Mary P. Sears in 1929 and given by nomination only, the Shelley Memorial Award is awarded to a poet, selected with reference to his or her genius, by a jury of poets—one appointed by the president of the University of California at Berkeley, and one by the Poetry Society of America.
The prize this year is $12,000.
Recent winners of this award have included Kimiko Hahn, Lyn Hejinian, Angela Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, James McMichael, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, Ed Roberson, and Arthur Sze.