• Simic, Charles

    Charles Simic (b. 1938) is a Serbian-born poet who now lives and works in the United States where he has established a reputation as a singular and important voice. His first collection What The Grass Says was published in 1967 and in 1990 he won a Pulitzer prize for his collection The World Doesn’t End. His writing frequently draws on his childhood experiences in war-torn Belgrade and explores the spiritual poverty of modern life.

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