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James Tate

James TateAKA James Vincent Tate

Born: 8-Dec-1943
Birthplace: Kansas City, MO
Died: 8-Jul-2015
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Lost Pilot

Father: (pilot, d. 1943 WWII killed in action over Germany)

    University: BA, Kansas State College, Pittsburg (1965)
    University: MFA, University of Iowa (1967)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: Columbia University
    Professor: Emerson College
    Professor: University of Massachusetts Amherst (1971-)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1992 for Selected Poems
    National Book Award for Poetry 1994 for Worshipful Company of Fletchers
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Poetry Society of America

Author of books:
The Lost Pilot (1967, poetry)
The Oblivion Ha-Ha (1970, poetry)
Hints to Pilgrims (1971, poetry)
Absences (1972, poetry)
Viper Jazz (1976, poetry)
Riven Doggeries (1979, poetry)
Constant Defender (1983, poetry)
Reckoner (1986, poetry)
Distance From Loved Ones (1990, poetry)
Selected Poems (1991, poetry)
Worshipful Company of Fletchers (1993, poetry)
Shroud of the Gnome (1997, poetry)

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