Jonathan Williams

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Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
Asheville, NC
Death Date
Mar 16, 2008 (79)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
Asheville, NC
Death Date
Mar 16, 2008 (79)

About

A Twentieth-century American poet and author, he was also the founder of The Jargon Society, a prominent publishing house. His poetry collections include Jubilant Thicket and An Ear in Bartram's Tree.

Before Fame

He studied at Princeton University but dropped out to attend art classes at North Carolina's Black Mountain College.

Trivia

He was a graphic artist and photographer as well as a poet and publisher.

Family Life

He was the life partner of Thomas Meyer.

Associated With

His publishing house, The Jargon Society, turned down the opportunity to publish Beat poet Allen Ginsberg's famous work, Howl.