Alan Dugan

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Date of Birth February 12, 1923
Place of Birth New York
Date of Death Sep 3, 2003 (80)
Horoscope Aquarius

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Alan Dugan

Alan Dugan was an American poet.

About Alan Dugan

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for seven published volumes of poems. His 2001 collection, Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry, earned the National Book Award.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Queens neighborhood of New York City and later served in World War II.


He spent many years on Cape Cod and was a resident writer at the Massachusetts-based Fine Arts Work Center.

Family Life

He married painter Judith Shahn in 1956.


He and James Dickey were literary contemporaries.

Information related to Alan Dugan

  • American poetry - American poetry, the poetry of the United States, arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the thirteen colonies.
  • Yale Younger Poets winners
  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners
  • National Book Award winners
  • Rome Prize winners
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Latest information about Alan Dugan updated on October 30, 2020.

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