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Howard Nemerov

Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (1977), he won the National Book Award for Poetry, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Bollingen Prize.

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Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award
... The Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award was established in 1994 by The Formalist, a poetry magazine founded by William Baer ... The award honors the poet Howard Nemerov, who died in 1991 ...
1978 In Poetry - Awards and Honors - United States
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