Linda Gregg

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Birthday
9, 1942
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 20, 2019 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1942
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 20, 2019 (76)

About

American poet whose best-known works include Things and Flesh, The Sacraments of Desire, and All of It Singing. Her numerous literary honors include the Whiting Writers' Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, and multiple Pushcart Prizes.

Before Fame

She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from San Francisco State College.

Trivia

She taught creative writing at the University of Iowa, Columbia University, and Princeton University.

Family Life

She married and later divorced fellow author and professor John Brentlinger. Prior to this marriage, she was romantically involved with poet Jack Gilbert.

Associated With

She and author Julie Orringer both received the prestigious Pushcart Prize on more than one occasion.

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