David Wagoner

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Birthday
5, 1926
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1926 (age 93)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

An American writer who published numerous poetry collections and novels, he was twice nominated for the National Book Award. His best-known works include In Broken Country (1979, poetry) and The Escape Artist (1965, fiction).

Before Fame

He graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Indiana University and later taught at the University of Washington.

Trivia

The Pacific Northwest serves as the setting for much of his writing.

Family Life

He was born in Ohio and raised in Indiana.

Associated With

His 1965 novel, The Escape Artist, was made into a film by Francis Ford Coppola.

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