Robert Bly Biography

Author, Anti-War Activist, Journalist, Poet(1926–)
American poet and activist Robert Bly is best known for writing Iron John: A Book About Men which is credited for starting the Mythopoetic men's movement.

Synopsis

American poet and activist Robert Bly is best known for writing Iron John: A Book About Men which is credited for starting the Mythopoetic men's movement which explores the decline of the father's role in the modern family. Bly's other works include A Light Around the Body which won the National Book Award. He is a strong anti-war activist and co-founded American Writers Against the Vietnam War.

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