Jean Garrigue

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Birthday
8, 1914
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Dec 27, 1972 (58)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1914
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Dec 27, 1972 (58)

About

Guggenheim Fellowship recipient whose poetic works include The Ego and the Centaur, The Animal Hotel, and The Monument Rose. Her 1964 work, Country Without Maps, received a National Book Award nomination.

Before Fame

She lived in Europe for several years as an American expatriate.

Trivia

She taught at Smith College and Queens College.

Family Life

She had many romantic relationships with both male and female writers. Her lovers included Delmore Schwartz and Josephine Herbst.

Associated With

Her work was highly praised by fellow poet and one-time lover Stanley Kunitz.