Delmore Schwartz

Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966) was born and raised in Brooklyn. One of America s greatest poets and short-story writers, Schwartz contributed In Dreams Begin Responsibilities to the first issue of "Partisan Review" in 1937. Schwartz taught at Syracuse, Princeton, and Kenyon College, and received the Bollingen Prize in 1959. After a difficult period of alchoholism and depression, he died of a heart attack in 1966.