Alan Dugan

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Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 3, 2003 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 3, 2003 (80)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for seven published volumes of poems. His 2001 collection, Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry, earned the National Book Award.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Queens neighborhood of New York City and later served in World War II.

Trivia

He spent many years on Cape Cod and was a resident writer at the Massachusetts-based Fine Arts Work Center.

Family Life

He married painter Judith Shahn in 1956.

Associated With

He and James Dickey were literary contemporaries.