Awards


Alice Mackenzie Swaim has earned over 800 awards and citations:

  • Woman of the Year Award, American Biographical Institute, 1994
  • Presidents Award for Literary Excellence, Illiad Press, 1994
  • Anna Hempstead Branch Lyric Award, 1959
  • Borestone Mountain Poetry Award, 1960
  • Best book published by Pageant Press, 1960
  • Henry Seidel Canby Award, 1962
  • American Poetry League Award
  • Named Poet-Laureate of the Sonnet, United Poets-Laureate International, l963
  •  Scottish-American Poet Laureate, 1953
  • Alumnae of the Year, Tain Royal Academy, 1958
  • Marie d’Ester naux Silver Medal, l964, l965, 1959
  • Medal of Merit, Studie Scambi, Italy, 1965
  • Prizes in Jesse Stuart Contest, 1970
  • Clover International Contest, 1970
  • Cycloflame award, 1971
  • Lyric Summer Award, 1972
  • Peace Prize, American Poets Fellowship, 1974
  • American Heritage Award, John F. Kennedy Library for Minorities, 1974
  • Grand prize World of Poetry contest, 1980
  • Leonardo Da Vinci Academy award, 1982
  • Poet of the Year, Ill Poetry Society, 1982
  • lst prize Writer’s Digest, 1988  
  • Medals from Italy, the Philippines and the USA
  • 3 Commemorative awards, World Who’s Who of Women, 1994
  • Presidents Award for Literary Excellence, Iliad Press, 1994
  • and more!