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Gary Snyder

Gary SnyderAKA Gary Sherman Snyder

Born: 8-May-1930
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Turtle Island

Father: Harold Snyder
Mother: Lois
Wife: Joanne Kyger (m. 1960, div. 1964)

    University: BA Anthropology, Reed College, Portland, OR (1951)
    University: Indiana University Bloomington
    University: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: University of California at Davis (1985-)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1975 for Turtle Island
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1997

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

Author of books:
Riprap (1959, poetry)
Myths and Texts (1960, poetry)
Six Sections from Mountains and Rivers Without End, Plus One (1965, poetry)
The Back Country (1967, poetry)
Regarding Wave (1969, poetry)
Earth House Hold (1969, essays)
Turtle Island (1974, poetry)
The Old Ways (1977, essays)
He Who Hunted Birds in His Father's Village (1979)
The Real Work: Interviews and Talks 19641979 (1980, interviews)
Axe Handles (1983, poetry)
Passage through India (1984, travelogue)
The Practice of the Wild (1990, essays)
A Place in Space (1995, essays)
The Gary Snyder Reader (1999, essays)

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