Lynda Hull

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Birthday
5, 1954
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 29, 1994 (39)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1954
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 29, 1994 (39)

About

American poet and four-time Pushcart Prize recipient whose best-known works include Ghost Money and The Only World. She received both a Carl Sandburg Award and an Edwin Ford Piper Award for a 1991 poetry collection entitled Star Ledger.

Before Fame

She ran away from home at age sixteen, shortly after receiving a scholarship to Princeton University. She earned degrees years later from both the University of Arkansas and Johns Hopkins University.

Trivia

She was killed in a car crash several months shy of her fortieth birthday.

Family Life

Her husband, David Wojahn (also a poet), published her third collection of poetry, The Only World, after her death.

Associated With

She was greatly influenced by the poetic work of Hart Crane.