Marya Zaturenska

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Birthday
12, 1902
Birthplace
Kiev, Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 19, 1982 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1902
Birthplace
Kiev, Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 19, 1982 (79)

About

Ukraine-American poet and editor known for a 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning collection entitled Cold Morning Sky. Her other poetic works include The Golden Mirror, The Hidden Waterfall, and Collected Poems.

Before Fame

She received a degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She published her debut poetry collection, Threshold and Heart, in 1934.

Trivia

She was the daughter of immigrants from Kiev. As a teenager, she supported her family by working in a New York factory.

Family Life

She married fellow poet Horace Gregory in 1925; the couple had a son and a daughter.

Associated With

She edited a 1970 volume of poems by Christina Rossetti.