Mary Jo Salter

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Birthday
15, 1954
Birthplace
Michigan
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Birthday
15, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Michigan-born poet, professor, and co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry. Her poetry collections include Unfinished Painting, A Kiss in Space, and Open Shutters.

Before Fame

She attended Harvard University and Cambridge University. She published her debut poetry collection, Henry Purcell in Japan, in 1985.

Trivia

She served as editor of The Atlantic Monthly and The New Republic.

Family Life

She raised two daughters: Emily and Hilary Leithauser.

Associated With

She attended Harvard classes taught by famed poet Elizabeth Bishop.