Elizabeth Hardwick

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Birthday
27, 1916
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Dec 2, 2007 (91)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1916
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Dec 2, 2007 (91)

About

An American writer and literary critic, she is known for such novels as The Ghostly Lover (1945) and Sleepless Nights (1979). Her works of literary criticism include A View of My Own (1962) and Bartleby in Manhattan (1983).

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Kentucky, she helped to establish The New York Review of Books.

Trivia

She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1947.

Family Life

She was married to poet Robert Lowell for two decades. The marriage produced a daughter named Harriet.

Associated With

She and Allen Kurzweil both received Guggenheim Fellowships.