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Mark Strand

Mark StrandAKA Mark Apter Strand

Born: 11-Apr-1934
Birthplace: Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Died: 29-Nov-2014
Location of death: Brooklyn, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - other

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: U.S. Poet Laureate 1990-91

Sister: Judith Major
Wife: (m. twice, div. twice)
Daughter: Jessica
Son: Thomas

    University: BA, Antioch College (1957)
    University: BFA, Yale University (1959)
    University: MA, University of Iowa (1962)

    US Poet Laureate 1990-91
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1999 for Blizzard of One
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry for Dark Harbor
    MacArthur Fellowship 1987

Author of books:
Sleeping with One Eye Open (1964, poetry)
Reasons for Moving (1968, poetry)
Darker (1970, poetry)
The Story of Our Lives (1973, poetry)
The Late Hour (1978, poetry)
Selected Poems (1980, poetry)
Mr. and Mrs. Baby (1985, short story anthology)
The Continuous Life (1990, poetry)
Dark Harbor (1993, poetry)
Blizzard of One (1998, poetry)

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