Aiken, Conrad Potter

Born: Aug 05, 1889 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1889 - Conrad Potter Aiken was born in Savannah, Goergia on August 5, 1889.


1912 - Aiken graduated and married to Jessie McDonald.


1914 - He wrote his first collection of verse entitled Earth Triumphant that made him known as a poet.


1919 - Aiken's essays was collected in Skepticisms.


1921 - Aken moved from Massachusetts to England.


1927-1928 - Aiken was a tutor in English at Harvard.


1929 - He was divorced to his wife, Jessie McDonald.


1930 - Aiken won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Selected Poems and married to Clarissa M. Lorenz.


1931 - He produced his famous preludes, collectedin Preludes to Memnon.


1932 - Aiken attemted suicide.


1933 - He sailed to Boston.


1934 - He wrote his anthologised short story entitled Silent Snow, Secret Snow.


1936 - Aiken produced his famous preludes, Time in The Rock.


1937 - He married to Mary Hoover after divorcing Clarissa and returned to Rye.


1947 - He settled in Brewster, Massachusetts.


1950-1952 - He became a consultant in poetry at the Library of Congress.


1953 - Aiken published Collected Poems.


1973 - Died in Savannah, Georgia on August 17, 1973.

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