Awards & Winners

Henry S. Taylor

Date of Birth 21-June-1942
Place of Birth Loudoun County
(Virginia, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Henry Taylor
Profession Poet, Professor, Author
Henry Splawn Taylor is an American poet, author of more than 15 books of poems and winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Taylor was born in Lincoln, Virginia, in rural Loudoun County, where he was raised as a Quaker. He went to high school at George School in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1965 and received his M.A. from Hollins University in 1966. He taught literature and co-directed the MFA program in creative writing at American University from 1971–2003. Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1986 for his book The Flying Change.

Awards by Henry S. Taylor

Check all the awards nominated and won by Henry S. Taylor.


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : The Flying Change

Nominations 1986 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry The Flying Change