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Charles Simic

Charles SimicBorn: 9-May-1938
Birthplace: Belgrade, Yugoslavia

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The World Doesn't End

Military service: US Army (1961-)

Wife: Helene (one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Anna
Son: Philip

    University: New York University (1966)
    Professor: University of New Hampshire (1974-)

    US Poet Laureate (2007-08)
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1990 for The World Doesn't End
    MacArthur Fellowship 1983
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1995

Author of books:
What the Grass Says (1967, poetry)
Somewhere Among Us a Stone Is Taking Notes (1969, poetry)
Dismantling the Silence (1971, poetry)
Kerns Cosmology (1977, poetry)
School for Dark Thoughts (1978, poetry)
Classic Ballroom Dances (1980, poetry)
Unending Blues (1986, poetry)
The Book of Gods and Devils (1990, poetry)
Dime-Store Alchemy (1992, prose)
Hotel Insomnia (1993, poetry)
A Wedding in Hell (1994, poetry)
The Unemployed Fortune Teller (1994, prose)
Walking the Black Cat (1995, poetry)
The World Doesn't End (1989, poetry)


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