Louis Aston Marantz Simpson (March 27, 1923 – September 14, 2012) was an
American poet born in Jamaica. He won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his
Poet, editor, translator, and critic Louis Simpson was born in 1923, in Jamaica, to
Scottish and Russian parents. A contemporary of Confessional poets like ...
Sep 17, 2012 ... Louis Simpson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who told characteristically
American tales of common people and often cast a skeptical eye on the ...
Biography. Louis Simpson is the author of 17 books of original poetry. He has
won the Pulitzer Prize, and the Academy of American Poets 1998 Harold Morton
Sep 23, 2012 ... "A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to
keep him writing."Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but ...
Sep 23, 2012 ... Louis Simpson was a poet of whose work Seamus Heaney once said: "His
poems win us first by their drama, their ways of voicing our ways – of ...
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Feb 23, 2015 ... A $10 million gift from Louis Simpson, an alumnus of Princeton's Graduate
School, has established the Louis A. Simpson Center for the Study ...
Oct 12, 2012 ... Louis Simpson, who has died aged 89, was a Pulitzer prize-winning poet whose
work unapologetically savaged the American dream and ...