Collected Poems

Winner, National Book Awards 1954 for Poetry

Conrad Aiken, Collected Poems book cover, 1954

Oxford University Press

Award Years

Award Status

Award Categories

Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) was born in Savannah, GA.

In 1901, Aiken’s father murdered his mother and then killed himself. Aiken, who was eleven years old at the time, heard the gunshots and discovered their bodies.

Makes available all the published verse written by him since 1953, in addition to the full body of his poetry written up to that time.

X