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John Ashbery

(1927-2017) Poet. John Ashbery was born in Rochester, New York, and died in Hudson, New York. He was the poet laureate of New York State from 2001 to 2003.

Vardis Fisher

(1895-1968) Writer, novelist. Vardis Fisher was an assistant professor of English at New York University in New York City from 1928-1931.

Charles R Jackson

(1903-1968) Novelist. Charles R. Jackson was born in Summit, New Jersey, and died in New York City. He grew up and attended high school in Newark, New York, and later attended Syracuse University.