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John Ashbery

John Ashbery (1927-2017) was an American poet and former executive editor of Art News, former arts critic for New York Magazine and Newsweek , and former chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1988 to 1999. His many collections include Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems , which was awarded the International Griffin Poetry Prize. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror won the three major American prizes--the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award....See more