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Monday, 4 September 2017

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet John Ashbery Passes Away


Pulitzer-prize winning poet John Ashbery, a post-modern American trailblazer, has passed away at age of 90 in Hudson, New York.

His 1975 collection "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" made history when he became the lone writer to earn three major accolades the same year for the same work: the Pulitzer in addition to a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award.

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  • In 2012, Ashbery received the National Humanities Medal from then-president Barack Obama.
Source- DD News

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