Tate, James

(redirected from James Tate)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Tate, James (Vincent)

(1943–  ) poet; born in Kansas City, Mo. He studied at the University of Missouri (1963–64), Kansas State (B.A. 1965), and the University of Iowa (M.F.A. 1967). He taught at several universities, including Columbia (1969–71) and the University of Massachusetts: Amherst (1971). He lived in Pelham, Mass. He is known for his preoccupation with the use of language, seen in such books as The Lost Pilot (1967) and Constant Defender (1983).
References in periodicals archive ?
STAMP OF AUTHORITY FAILED to win in England for James Tate, but made a pleasing start for Tom McCourt in a sixfurlong handicap in Dundalk last Friday, finishing fourth behind the tough and consistent Kimbay.
JAMES TATE and winter champion jockey rivals Luke Morris and Adam Kirby lit up the first day of another all-weather championship season by combining to win both the Listed races with fillies having their swansongs.
Cleveland amassed 308-4 from their allotted 40 overs as with Sam Irvine hit a maiden century, with James Tate (54), George Relton (50) and Lewis Beaumont (47 not out) also putting in good performances.
JAMES TATE can be trusted to have Al Fareej on the straight and narrow for the EBF Stallions Harry Rosebery Stakes at Ayr.
Trainer James Tate has given her plenty of time since that run and Gwael could be one to follow if she can get on a roll.
Winning trainer James Tate was delighted at the prospect of having his first Classic runner and said: "We always thought he would handle a track like Epsom but we just didn't know whether he was good enough.
James Tate Thigpen, father of the groom, served as best man.
Most recently, James Tate held the position of 2nd Deputy Chief within the Detroit Police Department (DPD).
James Tate does not explore the form, but seems satisfied to merely label these brief prose narratives "poems.
Among their topics are the magical value of the manuscript, Jack Spicer and San Francisco's lost Bohemia, Barbara Howes and the eminent sorority, Philip Levine, Janet Lewis, James Tate and American surrealism, and what Italian American poetry is.
Return to the City of White Donkeys by James Tate, Ecco Press, 2004, $24.
JAMES TATE, author of "Worshipful Company of Fletchers," a 1994 National Book Award winner, and his "Selected Poems," for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1991, will read at 7:30 p.