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Thom Gunn (1929 - 2004)
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Thom Gunn (b. 1929) was born in Gravesend, England; both his parents were journalists. He earned a B.A. (1953) and an M.A. (1958) from Cambridge University. He lived in Paris (1950) and Rome (1953-1954), then moved to California where he has lived since 1954. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley, between 1958 and 1966 and has returned from time to time as a senior lecturer. His numerous awards and honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship (1971) and the Robert Kirsch Award for a body..
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Any time I finish or publish a book I have periods of up to two years of not writing anything. But you know, I'm 74!
- Thom Gunn
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