Elizabeth Willis’s ‘Alive’: A 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry Finalist April 19, 2016

Elizabeth Willis’s collection Alive: New and Selected Poems was selected as one of two finalists for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. In their citation for Alive, the jury wrote “A book worthy of its title in which the poet calls readers to look deep within themselves and regard anew the struggle to live.”