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Donald Justice

Donald JusticeAKA Donald Rodney Justice

Born: 12-Aug-1925
Birthplace: Miami, FL
Died: 6-Aug-2004
Location of death: Iowa City, IA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Summer Anniversaries

Father: Vasco Justice
Mother: Mary Ethel Cook
Wife: Jean Ross (m. 1947, one son)

    University: BA English, University of Miami Florida (1945)
    University: MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1947)
    University: PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City (1954)
    Professor: Syracuse University
    Professor: University of California at Irvine
    Professor: Princeton University
    Professor: University of Virginia
    Professor: University of Florida, Gainesville

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1980 for Selected Poems
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1991 (with Laura Riding)
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
The Summer Anniversaries (1960, poetry)
Night Light (1967, poetry)
Departures (1973, poetry)
Selected Poems (1979, poetry)
A Donald Justice Reader: Selected Poetry and Prose (1991)
New and Selected Poems (1995, poetry)
Banjo Dog (1995, poetry)
Platonic Scripts (1984, essays)
The Sunset Maker: Poems, Stories, a Memoir (1987)

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