This Day in Jewish History November 10, 1913 A War Poet Who Would Win a Pulitzer Prize Very Young Is Born

Suddenly Karl Shapiro, who didn't die when the NYT crossword said he did, found himself being 'counted as a Jew' in the case of a poetry award to Ezra Pound.

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November 10, 1913, is the birthdate of American poet Karl Shapiro, who by the time he turned 34 had won a Pulitzer Prize and been appointed U.S. poet laureate. In a sense, Shapiro spent the rest of his career...