Mark Strand

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Birthday
11, 1934
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 29, 2014 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1934
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 29, 2014 (80)

About

Poet, author, and translator who was named U.S. Poet Laureate in 1990. His numerous poetry collections include The Story of Our Lives, Man and Camel, and Almost Invisible.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale University with a B.F.A. in painting and later studied creative writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Trivia

He received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Blizzard of One.

Family Life

He was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada, and he later settled in California.

Associated With

He admired the surrealist art of Rene Magritte.

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