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James Tate

James Tate was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1943. He is the author of seventeen books of poetry, including Worshipful Company of Fletchers , which won the National Book Award in 1994; Selected Poems , which won the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award in 1991; and The Lost Pilot , which was selected by Dudley Fitts for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. He has also published a novel and a collection of short stories, as well as edited The 1997 Best American Poetry Anthology...See more