Strand at Georgetown University, 2012
|Born||April 11, 1934|
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
|Died||November 29, 2014 (aged 80)|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Poet, translator, novelist, essayist|
|Education||Antioch College; |
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Mark Strand (April 11, 1934 – November 29, 2014) was a Canadian-American poet, essayist, and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1990. He was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Strand was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
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- "Poet Laureate Timeline: 1981-1990". Library of Congress. 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-01.
- Grimes, William. "Mark Strand, 80, Dies; Pulitzer-Winning Poet Laureate". New York Times. New York Times. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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Media related to Mark Strand at Wikimedia Commons