James Brock

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Birthday
2, 1958
Birthplace
Idaho
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1958 (age 59)
Birthplace
Idaho

About

American poet, playwright, and theatrical performer known for The Pumpkin Grower (play) and Saints of Hysteria (poems). His numerous literary honors include an American Academy of Poets Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

Before Fame

He worked as a roofer, grocer, librarian, and researcher prior to working as a writer and performer.

Trivia

He helped to found the Ghostbird Theatre Company in Fort Myers, Florida.

Family Life

He was raised in Boise, Idaho and later attended the College of Idaho and Indiana University.

Associated With

He is known for his eclectic poetry, some of which mirrors the poetic style of The New York School, a movement to which poet Frank O'Hara belonged.