Kenneth Fearing

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Birthday
28, 1902
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jun 26, 1961 (58)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1902
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jun 26, 1961 (58)

About

An Illinois-born poet, fiction writer, and editor, he is best known for works such as The Big Clock (1946) and Dead Reckoning (1938). He is regarded by some as one of the most significant poets of the Great Depression era.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Illinois and the University of Wisconsin. After moving to New York City, he became a poet and a political activist.

Trivia

He was the founder and editor of The Partisan Review.

Family Life

He was the son of a Chicago-based attorney. He married twice and had a child with his first wife, Rachel Meltzer.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ernest Hemingway.

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