Daryl Hine

1936–2012
Daryl Hine

Daryl Hine was born in British Columbia, Canada, and attended McGill University, followed by the University of Chicago for both his master’s degree and doctorate. After completing his Ph.D., Hine remained at the University of Chicago as a professor for several years. He is the recipient of a Canada Foundation-Rockefeller fellowship, an Ingram Merrill Award, a Guggenheim fellowship, an American Academy and Institution of Arts and Letters Award and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Hine is also a former editor of Poetry magazine.

Poems

What People are Saying

"I did not expect to fall in love with poetry. I just expected to recite and be done with it. After just sitting there and analyzing my poems, I realized that the stories told through these few words mean so much. I had to step out of myself and step into the author's shoes, and with that comes great work."
Kyla Rose Bates
2016 LA POL Champion