Steve Dalachinsky

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Steve Dalachinsky
At the 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival
BornSteven Donald Dalachinsky
(1946-09-29)September 29, 1946
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
DiedSeptember 16, 2019(2019-09-16) (aged 72)
Long Island, New York, U.S.
OccupationPoet
Notable works
  • A Superintendent’s Eyes
  • The Final Nite & Other Poems: Complete Notes from a Charles Gayle Notebook
Notable awardsOrdre des Arts et des Lettres
SpouseYuko Otomo

Steven Donald Dalachinsky (September 29, 1946 – Septemeber 16, 2019)[1] was an American poet.[2] He was from New York City.

He was a 2014 recipient of a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, received the Franz Kafka Prize, Acker Award, PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award and was nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize.

Dalachinsky died of a stroke on September 16, 2019 at a hospital in Long Island, New York at the age of 72.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tchamitchian, Raphaëlle. "In memoriam Steve Dalachinsky". Citizen Jazz. Retrieved September 16, 2019.
  2. Smith, Steve (September 5, 2013). "What's an Avant-Garde Evening Without a Poet and Plush Toys?". The New York Times.
  3. "Steve Dalachinsky, Poet Who Chronicled and Championed the Jazz Avant-Garde, Dies at 72". WBGO. September 16, 2019.