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Birthday
5, 1926
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 13, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
5, 1926
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 13, 2009 (83)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who wrote Heart's Needle and The Boy Made of Meat. He sometimes wrote under the pen name of S.S. Gardons.

Before Fame

He graduated from the renowned Iowa Writers' Workshop in the early 1950s.

Trivia

He published poems in The New Yorker and The Paris Review.

Family Life

He grew up in Pennsylvania. He married his fourth wife, Kathleen Ann Brown, in 1985.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Ernest Hemingway.