In Memory of Marvin Bell (1937–2020)

We are deeply saddened to share news of the death of beloved poet Marvin Bell. Bell—the first Poet Laureate of Iowa, a National Book Award Finalist, and professor of literature—died peacefully at his home in Iowa City, IA on December 14, 2020. He was 83. Bell is the author of over 20 volumes of poetry, …