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X. J. Kennedy (born 21 August 1929, Dover, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Charles Kennedy ) is a poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry. He was long known as Joe Kennedy; but, wishing to distinguish himself from Joseph P. Kennedy, he added an "X" as his first initial.