Lola Ridge

#146472
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
12, 1873
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 19, 1941 (67)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1873
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 19, 1941 (67)

About

Feminist, anarchist poet and editor known for such poetry collections as The Ghetto (published in 1918) and Sun-Up (published in 1920). Her later works include Firehead and Dance of Fire.

Before Fame

She was born in Dublin, Ireland, and she grew up in Australia and New Zealand. She moved to San Francisco, California in 1907.

Trivia

She won the Shelley Memorial Award in 1936, not long after she published Red Flag, a highly political poetry collection.

Family Life

She married David Laws in 1919.

Associated With

She and fellow poet Arthur Chapman were both born in 1873.