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poet

Edward Sanders, American poet. Recipient Frank O'Hara Prize, 1967, CAPS award New York State, 1975, National Endowment Arts award for poetry, 1966, American Book award, 1988; poetry fellow Guggenheim Foundation, New York City, 1983-1984, National Education Association, 1987-1988; fellow in nonfiction New York Foundation for Arts, New York City, 1993. Member National Writers Union.

Background

Sanders, Edward was born on August 17, 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Lyle David and Mollie (Cravens) Sanders.

Education

Bachelor in Classics, New York University, 1964.

Career

Leader, The Fugs, New York City, since 1965. Visiting professor language and literature Bard College, 1979, 83. Teacher Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colol.

Lecturer, workshop presenter at colleges universities throughout United States.

Works

Membership

Member National Writers Union.

Connections

Married Miriam Rose Sanders, October 5, 1961. 1 child, Deirdre Elise.

father:
Lyle David Sanders

mother:
Mollie (Cravens) Sanders

spouse:
Miriam Rose Sanders

child:
Deirdre Elise Sanders