Robert Grenier

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Birthday
4, 1941
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1941 (age 79)
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN

About

Language School poet who served as editor of This, a prominent literary magazine. His works include Phantom Anthems, OWL/ON/BOU/GH, and Sentences.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard College and the University of Iowa. He published his debut poetic work, Dusk Road Games, in 1967.

Trivia

His literary style shifted over the course of his career from a kind of poetic minimalism to a form of visual experimentation that mixed short verses with artistic elements.

Family Life

He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He later settled in northern California, where he taught creative writing at the University of California-Berkeley.

Associated With

He and fellow Language School poet Barrett Watten co-founded and co-edited This, an influential literary magazine of the 1970s.