Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens

Born: October 2, 1879

Died: August 2, 1955

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 1955.

Source/Notes: Opus Posthumous: Poems, Plays, Prose (2011 edition), Vintage - ISBN: 9780307791863
Source/Notes: Opus Posthumous: Poems, Plays, Prose (2011 edition), Vintage - ISBN: 9780307791863

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Source/Notes: Letter (19 December 1935) as published in Letters of Wallace Stevens (1966) edited by Holly Stevens, (No. 336)

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