Howard Nemerov
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"Howard Nemerov" was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (1977), he won the National Book Award for Poetry,

[http://www.nationalbook.org/nba1978.html "National Book Awards – 1978"]. National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-04-07.

(With acceptance speech by Nemerov and essay by Ross Gay from the Awards 60-year anniversary blog.)

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry,

[http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat/Poetry "Poetry"]. Past winners & finalists by category. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2012-04-07.

and Bollingen Prize.

Nemerov was brother to photographer Diane Arbus/Diane Nemerov Arbus and father to art historian Alexander Nemerov, Professor of the History of Art and American Studies at Stanford University.

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