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Hayden Carruth, American poet. Senior fellow New York Foundation Arts, 1993.

Background

Carruth, Hayden was born on August 3, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Gorton Veeder and Margery Tracy Barrow (Dibb) Carruth.

Education

Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1943. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1948. Doctor of Laws, New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire, 1987.

Doctor of Laws, Syracuse University, New York, 1993.

Career

Editor-in-chief Poetry magazine, 1949-1950. Associate editor University Chicago Press, 1950-1951. Project administrator Intercultural Publications Incorporated, New York York City, 1952-1953.

Poetry editor Harper's magazine, 1977—1988. Poet-in-residence Johnson State College, 1972—1974. Adjunct professor University Vermont, 1975—1978.

Professor English Syracuse University, 1979—1991, professor emeritus, 1991—2008.

Works

Membership

Senior fellow New York Foundation Arts, 1993.

Connections

Married Sara Anderson, March 14, 1943. 1 child Martha Hamilton. Married Eleanore Ray, November 29, 1952.

Married Rose Marie Dorn, October 28, 1961. 1 child David Barrow II. Married Joe-Anne McLaughlin, December 29, 1989.

father:
Gorton Veeder Carruth

mother:
Margery Tracy Barrow (Dibb) Carruth

spouses:
Sara Anderson

Eleanore Ray

Rose Marie Dorn

children:
Martha Hamilton Carruth

David Barrow II Carruth