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The Theodore H. Holmes ’51 and Bernice Holmes Poetry Prize

Established as part of a charitable trust created in 1999 by Bernice Holmes, the prize is in memory of her brother Theodore H. Holmes ’51. Presented each year to a single talented poet who is also an undergraduate student of Princeton University.

This award is by faculty nomination only.

Current Winner

Noel Yu-Jen Peng ’22

Past Winners

2021
Alexander William Kim ’21

2020
Grace C. R. Searle ’20

2019
Crystal Liu ’19

2018 
Nicolas W. Freeman ’18

2017 
Shannon M. Osaka ’17

2016 
Namkyu Oh ’16

2015
Susannah P. Sharpless ’15

2014 
Casey L. Brown ’14

2013
Maia I. ten Brink ’13

2012
Carter E. Greenbaum ’12

2011 
Emmett C. Buckley ’11

2010 
Emily M. Silk ’10

2009 
Christian B. Schlegel ’09

2008 
Amy L. Paeth ’08

2007
Sophia Anne Huber ’10