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Philip Booth

Booth’s first book of poems, Letters from a Distant Land (1957), was the 1956 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets. Over the course of his career, he published nine other collections of poetry, including Lifelines: Selected Poems, 1950-1999 (1999), which received the 2001 Poets’ Prize, Pairs (1994), Relations: Selected Poems 1950-1985 (1986), Available Light (1976), and Weathers and Edges (1966).