Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California. By the age of eleven Frost was moved to Massachusetts because of the passing of his father. He attended Lawrence High School there and from there he went on to study at Dartmouth College, however, he only remained there for one semester before returning to Massachusetts. Some of his jobs after returning to Massachusetts were a newspaper reporter, mill worker and schoolteacher. After a year he marries Elinor White, with whom he held valedictorian honors with at Lawrence High School. From 1897 to 1899 he was educated at Harvard College, but ended up leaving without a degree. He wrote for the next ten years while staying on a farm his grandfather bought him in Derry, New Hampshire, however, he did not publish much that he wrote. While writing Frost also taught in Derry at Pinkerton Academy, which was where much of his income came from.
In 1912 at the age of thirty-eight he sold the farm and proceeded to move himself and his family to England where he could focus solely on writing poetry. In London Frost's success came quickly with the publishing of A Boy's Will , his success then traveled over seas when it was published in Boston. After his success, with the income he had obtained Frost moved back to the U.S. settling in Fraconia, New Hampshire where he wrote and published many more works. Frost received many laudations for his work not to mention he was the recipient of Pulitzer Prizes. Frost died on January 13, 1963 in Boston Massachusetts.