An English author, literary critic, and important figure in the development of literary modernism, he is remembered for such works as Autumn and City Sunset (poems) and Notes on Language and Style (critical essays). His most famous individual poems include "Above the Dock," "The Embankment," and "Conversion."
He studied at St. John's College, Cambridge, but was expelled because of a scandal involving a young woman. Later, he matriculated at University College, London.
He was killed in combat during World War I.
He was the Staffordshire-born son of Mary and Thomas Hulme.
He was introduced to fellow poet Robert Frost in 1913.