country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Johns Hopkins University, University of Virginia
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Bollingen Prize, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Karl Jay Shapiro (November 10, 1913 – May 14, 2000) was an American poet. He was appointed the fifth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1946.
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