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Gerald Stern

Born: 22-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leaving Another Kingdom

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1946-47)

Father: Harry Stern
Mother: Ida Barach
Sister: Sylvia (d. cerebrospinal meningitis)
Wife: Patricia Miller (m. 12-Sep-1952, div., one son, one daughter)
Son: David
Daughter: Rachel

    High School: Taylor Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh, PA (1942)
    University: BA, University of Pittsburgh (1947)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1949)
    University: University of Paris (postgraduate study, 1949-50)
    University: Columbia University (postgraduate study, 1950-52)

Author of books:
The Naming of Beasts and Other Poems (1973, poetry)
Rejoicings: Poems, 1966-1972 (1973, poetry)
Lucky Life (1977, poetry)
The Red Coal (1981, poetry)
Paradise Poems (1984, poetry)
Lovesick (1987, poetry)
Two Long Poems (1990, poetry)
Leaving Another Kingdom: Selected Poems (1990, poetry)
Bread without Sugar (1992, poetry)
Odd Mercy (1995, poetry)
This Time: New and Selected Poems (1998, poetry)
Last Blue (2000, poetry)
American Sonnets (2002, poetry)
What I Can't Bear Losing: Notes from a Life (2004, memoir)
Everything Is Burning (2005, poetry)
Save the Last Dance (2008, poetry)
Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992 (2010, poetry)
In Beauty Bright (2012, poetry)

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