David Ray

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Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1932 (age 86)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

American poet and author known for The Death of Sardanapalus and Other Poems of the Iraq Wars, published in 2004. His more than twenty other poetry collections include When (published in 2007) and Music of Time (published in 2006).

Before Fame

He attended the University of Chicago and later taught at Cornell, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Trivia

He was a founding editor of New Letters Magazine.

Family Life

He settled in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Judy Ray.

Associated With

He was inspired by the work of Ernest Hemingway.