|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.
Strand died on November 29, 2014, in Brooklyn, New York City from liposarcoma, aged 80.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "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.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Mark Strand at Wikimedia Commons