Poet Mark Strand, Pulitzer Prize Winner & Former Poet Laureate, Dies Aged 80

November 30, 2014 4:43 AM

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Mark Strand, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet, has died at the age of 80. Strand died on Saturday (29th November), his daughter Jessica confirmed.

Jessica Strand, speaking to the L.A. Times, confirmed her father's death. The poet was 80 at the time of his death and died as a result of liposarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Strand was at Jessica's house at the time of his death.

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