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About the Author
Schooled in Colorado and at Harvard and Cambridge Universities and long a resident of Boston, PETER DAVISON was known as one of the foremost poetry editors, especially in his work for Houghton Mifflin and The Atlantic. In addition to the explorations in his nine books of poetry, he recorded his memoirs in Half Remembered: A Personal History and in The Fading Smile: Poets in Boston, 1955-1960, from Robert Frost to Robert Lowell to Sylvia Plath. He died in 2004.