Carnegie Mellon University
June 15, 2015

Obituary: Hilary Masters Was an Acclaimed Writer and Beloved Professor

Hilary Masters

The award-winning Masters joined the English Department in 1983 and spent the past 32 years inspiring students. He died on Sunday, June 14, at the age of 87.

“Our undergraduate creative writing majors were fortunate to have the opportunity to learn from a consummate writer who was also an extraordinary teacher and mentor,” said Chris Neuwirth, head of the Department of English.

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