John Gould Fletcher

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Birthday
3, 1886
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR
Death Date
May 10, 1950 (64)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1886
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR
Death Date
May 10, 1950 (64)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author whose works include The Burning Mountain and The Black Rock. He was associated with both the Imagist school and the Southern Agrarians.

Before Fame

He studied at Harvard University, but dropped out following the death of his father. His early literary works include Goblins and Pagodas (published in 1916) and Irradiations: Sand and Spray (published in 1915).

Trivia

He ended his own life in 1950 by drowning himself in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Family Life

His first marriage was to Daisy Arbuthnot. Following his divorce, he wed Charlie May Simon, a children's book author.

Associated With

He and Ezra Pound were literary contemporaries and fellow Imagist poets.