Donald Rodney Justice
|Born||August 12, 1925|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Died||August 6, 2004 (aged 78)|
Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.
|Notable works||Selected Poems|
|Notable awards||Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1980)|
Justice got a B.A. in English literature from the University of Miami. He also later studied at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Stanford University, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He taught at the University of Iowa, Syracuse University, Princeton University, and the University of Florida-Gainesville.
Selected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1980.
Books[change | change source]
- The Old Bachelor and Other Poems (1951)
- The Summer Anniversaries (1960, 1981)
- A Local Storm (1963)
- Night Light (1967, 1981)
- Sixteen Poems (1970)
- From a Notebook (1971)
- Departures (1973)
- Selected Poems (1979)
- Tremayne (1984)
- The Sunset Maker (1987)
- A Donald Justice Reader (1991)
- New and Selected Poems (1995)
- Orpheus Hesitated beside the Black River: Poems, 1952-1997 (1998)
- Collected Poems (2004)