Helen Hoyt

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Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Connecticut
DEATH DATE
Aug 2, 1972 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Connecticut
DEATH DATE
Aug 2, 1972 (85)

About

Connecticut-born poet whose poetry collections include Apples Here in My Basket, The Name of a Rose, and Poems of Amis. Her well-known individual poems include "Ellis Park," "Lamp Posts," and "Rain at Night."

Before Fame

She was educated at Barnard College. Early in her life, she also served as Associate Editor of the influential literary magazine Poetry.

Trivia

Her poems were published by Poetry, The Egoist, and The Masses.

Family Life

Her father, Henry M. Hoyt, was governor of Pennsylvania from 1879 until 1893. Her husband, William Whittingham Lyman Jr., was an author and academic.

Associated With

She was influenced by the work of famed American poet Walt Whitman.