Yvor Winters

(1900 - 1968 / United States)

Yvor Winters
Do you like this poet?
38 person liked.
33 person did not like.

Yvor Winters was born in Chicago in 1900 and died Palo Alto, California in 1968. He was studying at the University of Chicago when he was diagnosed as tubercular and had to relocate to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for his health. His early experimental poems, the striking one-line works in the imagist mode as well as the formalist works of his first two books, published in 1921 and 1922, were all written at a tuberculosis sanitarium. In 1923-24 he taught in the grade school and high school in the coal-mining camp towns of Madrid, and Cerillo, New Mexico. About that experience he remarked, in an introduction to his early poems, in 1966: "Accidents, many fatal, were common in the mines, from which ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Yvor Winters

There is no comment submitted by members..
Click here to write your comments about Yvor Winters

Top Poets

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]