Adrienne Rich

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Birthday
16, 1929
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Mar 27, 2012 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1929
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Mar 27, 2012 (82)

About

Award-winning feminist poet who is remembered for such works as Diving into the Wreck and The Fact of a Doorframe. She received the National Book Award, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and the Bollingen Prize.

Before Fame

She attended Radcliffe College and Harvard University.

Trivia

She taught at Rutgers University and Cornell University.

Family Life

She had three children with her husband Alfred Haskell Conrad. After Conrad's death by suicide, Rich had a long-lasting romantic partnership with Jamaican novelist Michelle Cliff.

Associated With

Her debut poetry collection, A Change of World, was selected by W.H. Auden as the recipient of the Yale Younger Poets Award.