Awards & Winners

Robert Creeley

Date of Birth 21-May-1926
Place of Birth Arlington
(Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Robert White Creeley
Profession Writer, Poet, Author
Robert Creeley was an American poet and author of more than sixty books. He is usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged from that school's. He was close with Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Allen Ginsberg, John Wieners and Ed Dorn. He served as the Samuel P. Capen Professor of Poetry and the Humanities at State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1991, he joined colleagues Susan Howe, Charles Bernstein, Raymond Federman, Robert Bertholf, and Dennis Tedlock in founding the Poetics Program at Buffalo. Creeley lived in Waldoboro, Maine, Buffalo, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island where he taught at Brown University. He was a recipient of the Lannan Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.

Awards by Robert Creeley

Check all the awards nominated and won by Robert Creeley.


American Book Awards
Honored for : The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1975-2005


Nominations 1992 »

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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Selected Poems


Nominations 1963 »

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National Book Award for Poetry For love