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Galway Kinnell

Galway KinnellBorn: 1-Feb-1927
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 28-Oct-2014
Location of death: Sheffield, VT
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Selected Poems

Father: James S. Kinnell
Mother: Elizabeth Mills
Wife: Ines Delgado de Torres (m. 1965, one son, two daughters)
Wife: Bobbie Kinnell (until his death)

    University: BA, Princeton University (1948)
    University: MA, University of Rochester (1949)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1950s)
    Professor: Creative Writing, New York University

    Congress of Racial Equality
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1983 for Selected Poems
    National Book Award for Poetry 1983 for Selected Poems
    Fulbright
    John P. McGovern Award 1994

Author of books:
What a Kingdom It Was (1960, poetry)
Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock (1964, poetry)
Black Light (1966, novel)
The Book of Nightmares (1971, poetry)
The Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the New World: Poems 194664 (1974, poetry)
Mortal Acts, Mortal Words (1980, poetry)
The Past (1985, poetry)
When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone (1990, poetry)
Imperfect Thirst (1994, poetry)
A New Selected Poems (2000, poetry)


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