Gerald Stern

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Birthday
22, 1925
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1925 (age 94)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Poet who received the National Book Award for This Time: New and Selected Poems. His other poetry collections include The Naming of Beasts, Bread Without Sugar, and In Beauty Bright.

Before Fame

He studied at both the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University.

Trivia

American Sonnets, his 2002 poetry collection, was shortlisted for the International Griffin Poetry Prize.

Family Life

He married Patricia Miller in 1952. Before divorcing, he and Miller became parents to two children.

Associated With

He was inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot.