Bill Knott

Bill Knott was born on February 17, 1940, in Carson City, Michigan. In the early 1960s, Knott moved to Chicago. He published the books The Naomi Poems, Book One: Corpse and BeansNights of Naomi, and Auto-necrophilia under the pseudonym Saint Geraurd. He went on to publish several poetry collections under his own name, self-published many books ,and posted all of his poems online where they could be read for free. Knott taught at Emerson College for over twenty-five years. He received the Iowa Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other honors and awards. He died on March 12, 2014 in Bay City, Michigan.

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