Carman, Bliss (M)

b. 15 April 1861. d. 8 June 1929. Nationality: Canadian.
Poet, essayist, journalist, and editor. Cousin of poet Charles George Douglas Roberts. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Educated at the University of New Brunswick, University of Edinburgh, and Harvard University. Moved to the United States in 1890. Literary editor of the *Independent*. Founder of *The Chap-Book*. Contributed to the *Boston Evening Transcript*. Editor-in-chief of *The World’s Best Poetry* (1904) and editor of *The Oxford Book of American Verse* (1927). Author of several volumes of poetry including *Low Tide on Grand Pré: A Book of Lyrics* (1893) and *Pipes of Pan* (1906). Member of the Royal Society of Canada (1925). Recipient of the Lorne Pierce Medal (1928). Biographical information: *DCB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
By the Aurelian Wall. (In Memory of John Keats) 1896-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8077
The Deserted Inn 1897-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8044