William Carlos Williams

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William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) was an American poet and a medical doctor. He was Latino. His mother was born in Puerto Rico. His father was raised in the Dominican Republic.[1]

Williams also won a National Book Award. He won winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the book Pictures from Brueghel. He also wrote short stories and a novel. He was a major figure of modernist literature. He was friends with other important American poets such as Ezra Pound and Allen Ginsberg.[2]

His famous books are Kora in Hell (1920), Spring and All (1923), Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems (1962), the epic poem Paterson (1963, 1992), and Imaginations (1970).

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  1. "Pennsylvania Center for the Book". pabook.libraries.psu.edu. Retrieved 2021-07-21.
  2. Poets, Academy of American. "About William Carlos Williams | Academy of American Poets". poets.org. Retrieved 2021-07-21.