Jane Cooper

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Birthday
9, 1924
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Oct 26, 2007 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1924
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Oct 26, 2007 (83)

About

Revered poet remembered for works like 1969's The Weather of Six Mornings and 1994's Green Notebook, Winter Road. She was a teacher and Poet in Residence at Sarah Lawrence College and later held the position of New York State Poet.

Before Fame

She lived in Jacksonville, Florida as a child and later attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.

Trivia

In 1985 she received the first-ever Maurice English Poetry Award, given to a poet in his or her sixth decade of life.

Family Life

She never married and had no children.

Associated With

She studied alongside fellow poet Robert Lowell at the Iowa Writers' Workshop in the 50's.

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