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Name:  Daryl Hine  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry

Born: 1935 in New Westminster, British Columbia

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Daryl Hine lived in semi-retirement in Evanston, Illinois, until his death in 2012.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daryl Hine was born in Burnaby in 1936 and grew up in New Westminster B.C. He attended McGill University in Montreal 1954-58. His first chapbook, The Carnal and the Crane, was published as part of Louis Dudek's McGill Poetry Series in 1957.[1]Hine then went to Europe on a Canada Council scholarship, where he lived for the next three years. He moved to New York in 1962 and to Chicago in 1963, taking a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago in 1967. He taught there and at Northwestern University and at Illinois University (Chicago Campus) during the following decade while he served as editor of Poetry Magazine.


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