Howard Nemerov (1920-1991) grew up in New York City, earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University, and flew combat missions for the Royal Canadian Air Force and the U.S. Army. He published novels, shor t stories, criticism, and poetry.
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Howard Nemerov—Poet Laureate of the United States, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, and Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets—was one of the most prolific and significant American poets of the twentieth century. By the time of his death in 1991, he had published fourteen collections of poetry.