Allen Hoey

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Birthday
21, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 16, 2010 (57)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 16, 2010 (57)

About

Poet whose 1987 poetry collection, A Fire in the Cold House of Being, received the Camden Poetry Award. He was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for a 2008 collection entitled Country Music.

Before Fame

He studied under poet Hayden Carruth at Syracuse University. He later taught at Ithaca College.

Trivia

He worked for a time as a publisher and editor of Tamarack Editions.

Family Life

His first marriage produced two sons: Owen and Stephen.

Associated With

In his later years, Hoey wrote several detective novels in the hard-boiled style of Raymond Chandler.