Stevie Smith

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Birthday
20, 1902
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 7, 1971 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1902
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 7, 1971 (68)

About

British poet and author whose confessional works include A Good Time Was Had By All and Mother, What Is Man?

Before Fame

She began working as a secretary at London's Newnes Publishing Company in 1923.

Trivia

She suffered from a form of tuberculosis as a child and died of a brain tumor in her late sixties.

Family Life

Her father left home when she was young. Following her mother's death, she and her sister were raised by their Aunt Madge Spear.

Associated With

Her work was greatly admired by Sylvia Plath, a literary contemporary and fellow confessional poet.

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