New Jersey-born poet and author who is remembered for such sensual poetry collections as Angels and Earthly Creatures and Nets to Catch the Wind. Her novels include The Venetian Glass Nephew and The Orphan Angel.
She attended the Holton-Arms School, a prestigious Maryland preparatory academy.
She worked briefly during the 1920s as the poetry editor of Vanity Fair.
She was influenced by the work of John Donne.