James Tate (writer)

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James Tate
Tate (left) at the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 1965 with the owner, Gordon Cairnie
Tate (left) at the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 1965 with the owner, Gordon Cairnie
BornJames Vincent Tate
(1943-12-08)December 8, 1943
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
DiedJuly 8, 2015(2015-07-08) (aged 71)
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
OccupationPoet, professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Notable worksWorshipful Company of Fletchers
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize
1992
National Book Award
1994

James Vincent Tate (December 8, 1943 – July 8, 2015) was an American poet whose work earned him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He was a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst[1][2][3] and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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  1. James Tate elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters, a April 29, 2004 article from University of Massachusetts Amherst
  2. "James Tate- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More". Poets.org. 1943-12-08. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  3. "James Tate, poet | Wave Books". Wavepoetry.com. 2002-04-04. Retrieved 2013-10-23.