Olga Broumas

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Birthday
6, 1949
Birthplace
Greece
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Greece

About

Greek poet who is best known for a homoerotic collection entitled Beginning with O. Her other works include Pastoral Jazz, Soie Sauvage, and Perpetua.

Before Fame

She relocated from Greece to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship and studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. Later, she pursued a degree in creative writing at the University of Oregon.

Trivia

She founded Freehand, Inc., a Cape Cod training program for women artists, in the 1980s.

Family Life

Her first poetry collection, Beginning with O, celebrates her relationships with women.

Associated With

She was honored in 1977 by poet Stanley Kunitz, who selected her work for publication through the prestigious Yale Younger Poets Series.