XJ Kennedy

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Birthday
21, 1929
Birthplace
Dover, NJ
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Dover, NJ

About

American poet who also wrote children's books and literary textbooks. His best-known works include Breaking and Entering, Dark Horses, and Hangover Mass.

Before Fame

As a boy, he was very interested in science fiction and wrote stories for sci-fi pulp magazines.

Trivia

His first poetry collection, Nude Descending a Staircase, won the Lamont Poetry Prize.

Family Life

He married Dorothy Kennedy, with whom he had five children.

Associated With

He was inspired by the works of Clement Moore.