Strand, Mark

Mark Strand


Mark Strand (April 11, 1934 – November 29, 2014) was a Canadian-born American poet, essayist, and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1990. He was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University from 2005 until his death in 2014. Pulitzer Prize in 1999.