Poet

  • Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

    Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96. Wilbur died Saturday night in Belmont, Massachusetts, with his family by his side,...
  • Canadian Poet Reportedly Plagiarized Tupac, Maya Angelo & More! See it Here!

    Pierre DesRuisseaux, 2000 Photo: (Jacques Grenier/ Le Devoir) There is a long history of white artists plagiarizing and appropriating work by artists of color and on Monday (Sept. 11) it was revealed that the late Canadian poet laureate Pierre DesRuisseaux joins the list. A piece published by The Guardian looks into...
  • John Ashbery, Prize-Winning Poet, Is Dead at 90

    John Ashbery, who was one of the most original and enigmatically challenging poets of the late 20th century and hailed as one of its greatest, died on Sunday at his home in Hudson, N.Y. He was 90. His husband, David Kermani, confirmed his death. The critic Harold Bloom once...