Conrad Aiken

Selected Poems

originally published:


We offered this inscribed copy of the first edition in our Catalog 76.


  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry(1930)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/5/1889
died: 8/17/1973
born as: Conrad Potter Aiken

Poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic whose works, influenced by early psychoanalytic theory, are concerned largely with the human need for self-awareness. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
He was the father of Joan Aiken, who wrote many acclaimed books for young adults starting with The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.