Conrad Potter Aiken

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Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Aug 17, 1973 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Aug 17, 1973 (84)

About

Poet, novelist, and short story writer known for Earth Triumphant and Silent Snow, Secret Snow. He was the recipient of both the National Book Award and the Bollingen Prize in Poetry.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University and, along with T.S. Eliot, co-edited The Advocate.

Trivia

He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1930 for his Selected Poems.

Family Life

He married Jessie McDonald, with whom he subsequently raised three children.

Associated With

He was influenced by Sigmund Freud and other psychological theorists.

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