Jane Kenyon

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Birthday
23, 1947
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Apr 22, 1995 (47)
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Birthday
23, 1947
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Apr 22, 1995 (47)

About

Former Poet Laureate of New Hampshire whose works include Constance, Let Evening Come, and The Boat of Quiet Hours. She was the 1994 recipient of the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Michigan. She published her debut poetry collection, From Room to Room, in 1978.

Trivia

She struggled with depression throughout her adult life and died of leukemia in her late forties.

Family Life

She married fellow poet Donald Hill on June 19, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Associated With

Her poem, "Let Evening Come," was read by Cameron Diaz in the film In Her Shoes.

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