Frederick Morgan (1922–2004), a native New Yorker and graduate of Princeton University, served during WWII in the US Army’s Tank Destroyer Corps. A founder of The Hudson Review in 1947, he edited it for fifty years, remaining affiliated until his death as Founding Editor. He published eleven books of poems, two collections of prose fables, and two books of translations. In 1984, he was made Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. In 2001, he won the Aiken Taylor Award for poetry. Morgan lived in New York City, with summers in Blue Hill, Maine.