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Dennis, Carl

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Poets, Writers

1939 – Carl Dennis, born on the 17th of September in St. Louis, Missouri. He an American poet and author.

1961 – Attended Oberlin College and the University of Chicago prior to receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota.

1966 – Received his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

       – He became an assistant professor of English at University at Buffalo.

1974 – Published his first book A House of My Own.

1984 – 2000 – Received several prizes for his poetry in addition to the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, including a Fellowship at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

2001 – His Poetry as Persuasion, an Essay for Writers, his first book of literary criticism, was published by the University of Georgia Press.

2002 – Wrote Practical Gods, which won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

2004 – His look for Dennis’ Selected Poems, a selection of poems from each of his eight books.