• Philip Booth
Philip Booth

Over the course of his career, Philip Booth published nine other collections of poetry, including Lifelines: Selected Poems, 1950-1999 (Viking Press, 1999), which received the 2001 Poets’ Prize, Pairs (1994), Relations: Selected Poems 1950-1985 (1986), Available Light (1976), and Weathers and Edges(1966).


Booth’s honors include Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and the Theodore Roethke Prize. In 1983 he was elected a Fellow of The Academy of American Poets.


He died in Hanover, New Hampshire, on July 2, 2007 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.