Howard Nemerov

Howard Nemerov

Academy of Achievement

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Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was appointed twice as the Poet Laureate of the United States. A graduate of Harvard, he served as a pilot in World War II and flew missions over the North Sea. He returned to become a “writer of fictions in verse and prose” and was widely praised for his originality, sardonic wit, insight into the human condition, and imagery. Nemerov was a teacher at Washington University in St. Louis where he w...Read More
Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was appointed twice as the Poet Laureate...Read More