Commended — New York Times Notable Selection, 1999
Shortlisted — National Book Critics Circle Award, 1999
Winner — New York Times Notable Selection, 2004
Winner — Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, 2010
Nominated — NAACP Image Award, 2017
Shortlisted — National Book Award, 2016
Winner — Library of Virginia Literary Award, 2017
Books by Rita Dove
E Book, 2016Three decades of powerful lyric poetry from a virtuoso of the English language in one unabridged volume.
E Book, 2021A piercing, unflinching new volume offers necessary music for our tumultuous present, from “perhaps the best public poet we have” (The Boston Globe).