Dusan Sumic known as Charles Simic was a Serbian-born American poet and co-poetry editor of the Paris Review.

He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for The World Doesn't End.

In 2007, he was chosen to serve as the Library of Congress's sixteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry.

Simic died of complications of dementia on January 9, 2023, at the age of 84.

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The fourteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, Simic was chosen by James Billington, Librarian of Congress.

In 2011, Simic was the recipient of the Frost Medal, presented annually for "lifetime achievement in poetry".