James Marcus Schuyler

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General Information

Name: James Marcus Schuyler

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Poetry, Other;

Born: Movember 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: April 21, 1991 in New York, New York


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Schuyler was a poet, novelist and playwright. He attended Bethany College in West Virginia and then moved to New York City. There, he worked for NBC before moving to Ischia, Italy to attend the University of Florence. After returning to the United States, Schuyler setteled in New York City where he was a central figure in the New York School and worked at the Museum of Modern Art. Schuyler was also an art critic at Art Newsand a contributor to various periodicals including the New Yorker, Poetry and Paris Review.

Published Works

  • Alfred and Guinevere, Harcourt, 1958
  • Collected Poems, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993
  • Selected Poems, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988
  • A Nest of Ninnies, Dutton, 1969 - written with John Ashbery
  • What's for Dinner?, Black Sparrow Press, 1978
  • Early in `71, Small Press Distribution, 1982
  • Collected Poems, Farrar, Straus, 1995

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Selected Poems (FSG Classics)

ISBN: 0374530890
Release Date: 2007-05-15

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A Nest of Ninnies

ISBN: 1564785203
Release Date: 2008-12-01

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Early in '71

ISBN: 9992295147
Release Date: 1981-12

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Literary Awards

Frank O'Hara Prize for Poetry in 1969 for Freely Espousing: Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1981 for The Morning of the Poem

Whiting Award in 1985

Lambda Literary Award in 1994 for Collected Poems

External Links

James Marcus Schuyler on WorldCat

James Marcus Schuyler on Amazon

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