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Biography of Donald Justice

Donald Justice

Donald Justice (1925 - Present)

Donald Justice (born in Miami, Florida, August 12, 1925 - died in Iowa City, Iowa, August 6, 2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing. He was for many years on the faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the nation's preeminent graduate program in creative writing. He also taught at Syracuse University, the University of California at Irvine, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Florida in Gainesville. Justice was the author of ten books of poetry. The first book, The Summer Anniversaries, was the winner of the Lamont Award in 1961; Selected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize in 1980. He was awarded the Bollingen Prize in Poetry in 1991, and the Lannan Literary Award in 1996. His honors also included grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1997 to 2003. His Collected Poems was nominated for the National Book Award in 2004. Justice was also a National Book Award Finalist in 1961, 1974, and 1995.

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20 Poems written by Donald Justice

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32614 Men At Forty Comments and analysis of Men At Forty by Donald Justice 520 Comments
31909 Pantoum Of The Great Depression Comments and analysis of Pantoum Of The Great Depression by Donald Justice 3 Comments
13958 Bus Stop Comments and analysis of Bus Stop by Donald Justice 6 Comments
11842 A Birthday Candle Comments and analysis of A Birthday Candle by Donald Justice 1 Comment
11690 On The Death Of Friends In Childhood Comments and analysis of On The Death Of Friends In Childhood by Donald Justice 12 Comments
8984 Villanelle At Sundown
7786 Sestina: Here In Katmandu Comments and analysis of Sestina: Here In Katmandu by Donald Justice 4 Comments
7691 Anonymous Drawing Comments and analysis of Anonymous Drawing by Donald Justice 35 Comments
6920 Ode To A Dressmaker's Dummy Comments and analysis of Ode To A Dressmaker's Dummy by Donald Justice 5 Comments
6817 A Map Of Love Comments and analysis of A Map Of Love by Donald Justice 4 Comments
5831 The Assassination
5665 Love's Strategems Comments and analysis of Love's Strategems by Donald Justice 40 Comments
5126 In Bertram's Garden Comments and analysis of In Bertram's Garden by Donald Justice 412 Comments
4825 The Evening Of The Mind Comments and analysis of The Evening Of The Mind by Donald Justice 10 Comments
4592 To A Ten-Months' Child Comments and analysis of To A Ten-Months' Child by Donald Justice 2 Comments
4447 The Tourist From Syracuse
1289 Poem Comments and analysis of Poem by Donald Justice 17 Comments
672 Absences Comments and analysis of Absences by Donald Justice 18 Comments
550 Men At Thirty
430 Sadness

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