Nathaniel Parker Willis

Born 1806
Died 1867
Place of Birth Portland, Maine
Place of Death Cambridge MA
Gender Male
Biographical Notes American author, journalist, poet and editor, among the most respected American literary figures of his time. Coming from a family of journal editors and owners, he started writing very early. He traveled and married in England, but returned to the United States, where he pursued a prolific literary career. He cooperated with Bartlett, besides the book on Ireland, on a similar work on America.