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Hayden Carruth dies at 87

Hayden Carruth, prize winning poet and literary critic, died Monday at the age of 87. In his long lifetime, he published more than thirty books of poetry, countless criticisms and essays, a novel, and two poetry anthologies. He received the National Book Award in 1996 for his collections of poems, Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey. He […]

Prolific Brooklynite passes

The Puerto Rican author of 17 novels, Edgardo Vega Yunque, died Wednesday, September 3, according to a report by the Daily News. Vega Yunque, a native of Puerto Rico, moved to New York in the 1940. He lived alone in Brooklyn for most of his life and was the founder of the Clemente Soto Velez […]