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Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) was awarded the Bollingen Prize in Poetry by the Yale University Library in 1949. In 1951 he won the National Book Award in Poetry for "The Auroras of Autumn"; he won it a second time for "The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens", which was also awarded the 1955 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Editor Holly Stevens was his daughter. Poet Richard Howard is University Professor of English at the University of Houston.