John Ashbery ’45, 1927-2017.

September 11, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winning poet John Ashbery ’45 died September 3. The Songs We Know Best, the first comprehensive biography of Ashbery’s early life was published in June and is now available at Boyden Library. Author Karin Roffman visited the DA Archives many times over the last 6 years to research his Deerfield days. You can read some of Ashbery’s poetry here.