James Tate

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Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Missouri
DEATH DATE
Jul 8, 2015 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
Missouri
DEATH DATE
Jul 8, 2015 (71)

About

American poet who won a National Book Award for his 1994 collection Worshipful Company of Fletchers. For his 1991 Selected Poems, he received both the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award.

Before Fame

He attended Kansas State University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Trivia

He taught creative writing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Family Life

He grew up in Kansas City, Missouri.

Associated With

He was inspired by the work of Dylan Thomas.