Ammons, Archie Randolph
Born: Feb 18, 1926 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 75 years of age.
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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