Rae Armantrout

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Birthday
13, 1947
Birthplace
Vallejo, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Vallejo, CA

About

American Language poet who is best known for a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection entitled Versed. Her other poetic works include Necromance, Made to Seem, and Next Life.

Before Fame

She studied at San Diego State University and at the University of California-Berkeley. She published her debut poetry collection, Extremities, in 1978.

Trivia

She was a California Arts Council Fellowship recipient in 1989.

Family Life

She grew up primarily in Southern California as the only child born to a military family. She married Chuck Korkegian in 1971.

Associated With

Her poetry has been compared to that of William Carlos Williams.