Ellery Akers Awards

Poetry Awards

2015 San Francisco Book Festival Poetry Award
2015 Independent Publishers Award, Silver Poetry Medal
2014 Autumn House Poetry Prize
2011 Poetry International Prize
1996 Paumanok Poetry Award
1992 Marin Arts Council Grant
1985 Gordon Barber Award
1984 and 1980, John Masefield Award
1974 Academy of American Poets Award

Children's Book Awards

2010 NAPPA Award
2010 Mom's Choice (Gold) Award
2009 Skipping Stones Magazine Award

Non-Fiction Awards

1990 Nature Writing Award, Sierra Magazine


Practing the Truth by Ellery Akers Practicing the Truth

Sarah's Waterfall by Ellery Akers Sarah’s Waterfall

illustration: Angelique Benicio

Knocking on the Earth by Ellery Akers Knocking on the Earth

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