Carolyn Kizer

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Birthday
10, 1925
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Oct 9, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1925
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Oct 9, 2014 (88)

About

American feminist poet who received the Pulitzer Prize for her 1984 work, Yin. Her other poetry collections include Mermaids in the Basement and Midnight Was My Cry.

Before Fame

She attended Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University, and the University of Washington.

Trivia

She was editor of the Poetry Northwest literary journal during the early 1960s.

Family Life

She had three children with her first husband, Stimson Bullitt. After divorcing Bullitt, she married John Marshall Woodbridge.

Associated With

She admired the work of John Milton.