Charles Simic

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Charles Simic
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BornDušan Simić
(1938-05-09) 9 May 1938 (age 81)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
OccupationPoet
NationalitySerbian-American
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize for Poetry (1990)
Wallace Stevens Award (2007)
Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award (2014)

Charles Simic (Serbian: Душан "Чарлс" Симић; born Dušan Simić; May 9, 1938) is a Serbian American poet. He was the co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for The World Doesn't End, and was a finalist of the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for Selected Poems, 1963-1983 and in 1987 for Unending Blues.

Simic was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2007.[1]

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  1. "Poet Laureate Timeline: 2001–present". Library of Congress. 2009. Archived from the original on August 5, 2010. Retrieved 2009-01-01.