Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco on May 8, 1930. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975 and was elected to The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1987. In addition to the Bollingen Prize and the Ruth Lily Award, he won The Wallace Stevens Prize from the American Academy of Poetry in 2012. He lives in the foothills of the Sierra on a homestead he established more than 40 years ago.