Hayden Carruth

Hayden Carruth (1921 – 2008) was an American poet and literary critic who spent much of his life in rural Vermont. His work was largely overlooked until his Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-1991 was awarded the 1992 National Book Critics Circle award for poetry. In 1996 his collection Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey won the National Book Award.

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