Marvin Bell (1937 - Present)

Marvin Bell (1937 – ) is an American poet who famously wrote a series of poems called “The Dead Man” and “The Dead Man Speaks.” He also taught for many years at the Iowa Writers Workshop.

Bell was born in New York City. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Alfred University, master’s degree from the University of Chicago, and and MFA from the University of Iowa. He has written 16 books of poetry.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Marvin Bell's poem Wednesday

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