Charles Simic

Charles Simic

May 09, 1938 – ...
Countries: Serbia, USA

Charles Simic (Душан "Чарлс" Симић dǔʃan tʃârls sǐːmitɕ; born Dušan Simić; May 9, 1938) is a Serbian-American poet and former co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for The World Doesn't End, and was a finalist of the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for Selected Poems, 1963-1983 and in 1987 for Unending Blues. He was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2007.