Alan Dugan (1923–2003) won the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize for his first book, Poems. Each subsequent book was simply titled in sequence. His last volume, Poems Seven, won Dugan his second National Book Award. Dugan also won the Pulitzer Prize, the Prix de Rome, and an award in literature from the American Academy and the Institute of Arts and Letters. He was a fellow of the American Academy in Rome and the recipient of two Guggenheim fellowships.