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Robert Creeley

Robert CreeleyAKA Robert White Creeley

Born: 21-May-1926
Birthplace: Arlington, MA
Died: 30-Mar-2005
Location of death: Odessa, TX
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founded Black Mountain Review

Father: (physician, d. 1930)
Wife: Ann MacKinnon (m. 1946, two sons, one daughter)
Wife: Bobby Louise (m. 1957, div. 1976, two daughters)
Wife: Penelope Highton (m. 1977, one son, one daughter)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1943-46)
    University: MA, University of New Mexico (1960)
    Professor: Black Mountain College
    Professor: SUNY Buffalo (1964-2003)
    Professor: Brown University (2003-)

    Robert Frost Medal
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Shelley Memorial Award
    Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Source (23-Jan-1999) · Himself
    What Happened to Kerouac? (16-Apr-1986) · Himself

Author of books:
For Love: Poems 1950-1960 (1962, poetry)
The Island (1963, novel)
The Gold Diggers and Other Stories (1965, short stories)
The Finger (1968, poetry)
Later (1979, poetry)
The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975 (1982, poetry)
Mirrors (1983, poetry)
Memory Gardens (1986, poetry)
Windows (1990, poetry)
Selected Poems 1945-1990 (1991, poetry)
Echoes (1994, poetry)
So There (1998, poetry)
Life and Death (1998, poetry)
Just in Time: Poems 1984-1994 (2001, poetry)
If I Were Writing This (2003, poetry)

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