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date: 14 June 2024

Hayden Carruthlocked

Hayden Carruthlocked

  • Mark Conway


One of the most enduring figuresin the literary world during the second half of the twentieth century, Hayden Carruth (b. 3 August 1921) has been publishing poems and reviews in prolific fashion since World War II. Carruth initially became known as an editor and critic. He was editor-in-chief of Poetry magazine from 1949 to 1950 and an associate editor at the University of Chicago Press from 1951 to 1952. His essays on the modernist masters William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, and Ezra Pound appeared in such prominent venues as The Nation as early as 1950. His first book of poems, The Crow and the Heart, 1946–1959 followed in 1959


  • North American Literatures

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