John Wieners

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Birthday
6, 1934
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 1, 2002 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1934
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 1, 2002 (68)

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American poet associated with The San Francisco Renaissance and known for A Book of Prophecies, Kidnap Notes Next, and other works. He was a 1985 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship.

Before Fame

He attended Boston College and Black Mountain College.

Trivia

He published The Hotel Wentley Poems when he was just twenty-four years old.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Massachusetts and lived in Boston, San Francisco, and New York during his adult life.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ron Padgett.

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