The Man with Night Sweats

Thom Gunn

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudges
1992The Man with Night SweatsFarrar, Straus and Giroux$25,000Robert Pinsky
    Carol Muske-Dukes
    James Tate


Thom Gunn
On August 29, 1929, Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, the older son of two journalists. Before enrolling in Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1950, he spent two years in the national service and six months in Paris.