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Louis Simpson


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  ...

Louis Simpson - Poetry Foundation


Poet, editor, translator, and critic Louis Simpson was born in 1923, in Jamaica, to Scottish and Russian parents. A contemporary of Confessional poets like ...

Louis Simpson - Poet | Academy of American Poets


Louis Simpson - Poet - Born in Jamaica, West Indies, in 1923, Louis Simpson received the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for At The End Of The Open Road.

Louis Simpson - Louis Simpson Poems - Poem Hunter


Browse through Louis Simpson's poems and quotes. 20 poems of Louis Simpson . Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, ...

Louis Simpson: Acclaimed poet, critic and translator | The Independent


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 ...

Louis Simpson | 2004 Shortlist | Shortlists | Awards and Poets |


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  ...

Louis A. Simpson: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek


Mr. Louis A. Simpson, also known as Lou, serves as the Chairman and Managing Member of SQ Advisors, LLC. Mr. Simpson serves as the President at Plaza ...

Louis Simpson dies; Pulitzer-winning poet was 89 - latimes


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 ...

Louis Simpson Biography - eNotes.com


Jamaican-born American poet. Examine the life, times, and work of Louis Simpson through detailed author biographies on eNotes.

Poet Louis Simpson born - Mar 27, 1923 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Poet Louis Simpson born on Mar 27, 1923. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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To the Western World by Louis Simpson - Poetry Foundation


Louis Simpson, “To the Western World” from The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940-2001. Copyright © 2003 by Louis Simpson. Reprinted with ...

Louis Simpson, a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet, Dies at 89 - The New ...


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 ...

Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Make $92 Million Gift to ...


Mar 5, 2015 ... EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University Trustee and alumnus Louis A. Simpson and his spouse Kimberly K. Querrey have made an ...