Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2018-05-16
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

PASSAGES Poet J.D. McClatchy passes away at 72
2018-04-17

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


J.D. "Sandy" McClatchy, the acclaimed poet at literary critic, died April 10 at his home in Manhattan following a long battle with cancer. He was 72.

McClatchy was the author of eight highly praised volumes of poetry, including Hazmat, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His most recent, Plundered Hearts: New and Selected Poems, was published in 2014.

He was also the author of several collections of essays, and the editor or co-editor of some dozens of volumes, including works by James Merrill, Thornton Wilder and Edna St. Vincent Millay; and he was a significant translator of opera libretti, from The Magic Flute to Miss Lonelyhearts.

McClatchy was a longtime editor of the Yale Review and served as president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In addition, he was the literary executor for the poets Anthony Hecht and Mona Van Duyn and co-executor for James Merrill.

He is survived by his husband, Chip Kidd, associate director of cover art at Knopf, as well as three sisters: Edith Pahl, Joan Brennan and Elizabeth Davis.


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

LGBT activist, volunteer Kea "Kookie" Kelly dies 2018-05-17 - Kea M. ( Kookie ) Kelly, age 74, passed away on May 15, 2018 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, following a short illness. Kookie's ...


Gay News

MOVIES Director, writer talk star-studded 'Book Club' 2018-05-15 - Cashing in on the book club craze, four seasoned stars have come together to make a movie about relationships and starting anew. ...


Gay News

PASSAGES Community activist Bruce Barnes dies 2018-05-09 - Community activist Bruce Barnes Jr. died April 4 at home due to complications from HIV and cancer. He was 62. Barnes was born ...


Gay News

CSGS LGBTQ talk series concludes May 17 2018-05-09 - The University of Chicago's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality ( CSGS ) will hold its LGBTQ speaker series through May. ...


Gay News

Studs Terkel Radio Archive to launch 2018-05-08 - The Studs Terkel Radio Archive ( STRA )—consisting of more than 5,600 programs in various genres created at Terkel's hometown fine arts radio ...


Gay News

Jeanne Thornton, Mecca J. Sullivan earn Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers 2018-05-07 - Los Angeles, CA - Lambda Literary, the nation's leading national nonprofit organization promoting LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce that Jeanne Thornton and ...


Gay News

Women & Children First Books shares May schedule 2018-05-05 - Sunny days are here and Clark Street is bustling as the neighborhood prepares for our beloved summer traditions: the Andersonville Farmers Market ( ...


Gay News

BOOK REVIEW Tomorrow Will Be Different 2018-05-02 - By Sarah McBride. $26; Crown Archetype; 288 pages Sometimes a person's private journey fortuitously intersects with a public ferment, and quite ...


Gay News

BOOKS Gore's new tale a bewitching spin on fiction 2018-05-01 - Those who are unfamiliar with the writer Ariel Gore might think it defies all logic that she launched a stellar career from a ...


Gay News

SF Pride, SF Dykes on Bikes Mourn Passing of DOB Founding Member Soni S.H.S. Wolf 2018-05-01 - San Francisco — The San Francisco Dykes on Bikes® Women's Motorcycle Contingent announces the death of Soni S.H.S. Wolf, a founding member of ...


 



Copyright © 2018 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.