Donald Justice

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Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
Aug 6, 2004 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
Aug 6, 2004 (78)

About

American poet and professor known for The Summer Anniversaries, Departures, and other award-winning poetry collections. He received the Pulitzer Prize for a 1980 collection entitled Selected Poems.

Before Fame

He received degrees from the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Iowa.

Trivia

He served as Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1997 until 2003.

Family Life

He was born in Miami, Florida. He later taught at Princeton University, the University of Virginia, and Syracuse University, among other schools.

Associated With

He taught poet Rita Dove.

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