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Ammons, Archie Randolph (A. R. Ammons)

Born: 1926 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Poets


1926 - Born on February 18th in North Carolina. American poet and author.

1955 - He wrote and published his first book, Ommateum with Doxology.

1964 - He was a professor at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

1965 - He wrote the long poem, Tape for the Turn of the Year.

1973 - Won the National Book Award for his Collected Poems.

1975 - Won the Bollingen Prize.

1986 - Recipient of the North Carolina Award in literature.

1995 - Received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement.

2001 - Died on February 25th.


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