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Ammons, Archie Randolph

Born: 1926 AD
Died: 2001 AD

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.