Alice Notley

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Birthday
8, 1945
Birthplace
Arizona
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1945 (age 72)
Birthplace
Arizona

About

Arizona-born poet whose works include Margaret & Dusty: Poems, Mysteries of Small Houses, and Grave of Light. For her 2001 collection, Disobedience, she received the International Griffin Poetry Prize.

Before Fame

She graduated from Barnard College and subsequently received her M.F.A. from the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Trivia

A Pulitzer Prize nominee, she was the recipient of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Family Life

She married fellow poet Ted Berrigan while both were living in Chicago. After Berrigan's death, Notley raised her two children in New York City.

Associated With

Susan Howe is another prominent female poet.