Robert Creeley

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Birthday
21, 1926
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 30, 2005 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1926
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 30, 2005 (78)

About

American poet, author, and professor who became known for a 1962 poetry collection entitled For Love. His more than sixty other works include A Form of Women, The Finger, and Corn Close.

Before Fame

He worked briefly as a New Hampshire chicken farmer before beginning his long-lasting teaching career.

Trivia

He was the Poet Laureate of New York state from 1989-1991.

Family Life

He married Ann Creeley; the couple subsequently had three children.

Associated With

He, like Charles Olson, was associated with a literary group known as the Black Mountain Poets.

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