1999  Nick Flynn, Some Ether: Poems (Graywolf Press)

2001  Richard Matthews, The Mill is Burning (Grove Press)

2003  Dana Levin, In the Surgical Theater (Copper Canyon Press)

2005  Yerra Sugarman, Forms of Gone (Sheep Meadow)

2007  Peter Covino, Cut Off the Ears of Winter (New Issues Poetry)

2009  Jeffrey Yang, An Aquarium (Graywolf Press)

2011  Ishion Hutchinson, Far District (Peepal Tree Press Ltd.)

2013  Rowan Ricardo Phillips, The Ground (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Tomás Q. Morín, A Larger Country (American Poetry Review)

2015  Saeed Jones, Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press)

2017 Natalie Scenters-Zapico, The Verging Cities (Center for Literary Publishing/Colorado State University)