Grace Beacham Freeman

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Birthday
18, 1916
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Oct 28, 2002 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1916
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Oct 28, 2002 (86)

About

American poet, author, and one-time South Carolina Poet Laureate whose works include Midnight to Dawn and Not Set in Stone. She also wrote television and radio dramas and published articles in numerous southern newspapers.

Before Fame

She received a degree in English from Converse College, where she also majored in Latin and theatre.

Trivia

She wrote a family-oriented newspaper column called "At Our House" during the 1950s and '60s.

Family Life

She married John Alderman Freeman, a zoology professor. The couple raised four children.

Associated With

She studied with James Dickey, whose writing workshop greatly influenced her poetic style.