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Title:
Whisper to the earth : new poems
Author:
Ignatow, David, 1914-1997.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1981]

©1981
Physical Description:
viii, 88 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316414944
Format :
Book

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David Ignatow was born in Brooklyn, NY on February 7, 1914. After graduating from high school, Ignatow was a writer and researcher for the Federal Government. He then held many odd jobs until he landed teaching positions at the New York School for Social Research, York College of the City University of New York, the University of Kansas, Vassar College, and Columbia University's School of the Arts.

After publishing his book Poems in 1948, Ignatow began much editorship for the Beloit Poetry Journal, the William Carlos Williams memorial chapbook, a political poetry issue of Chelsea, and The Nation. Ignatow was also the recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships, the Bollingen Prize, the Poetry Society's Shelley Memorial Award, and an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

David Ignatow died in1997.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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