Susan Howe

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Birthday
10, 1937
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Postmodernist poet associated with the Language poets and known for such works as Frolic Architecture and The Midnight. She also published two works of literary criticism: My Emily Dickinson and The Birth-Mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History.

Before Fame

She attended the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts. She published her debut poetry collection, Hinge Picture, in 1974.

Trivia

She was awarded the Bollingen Prize in American Poetry in 2011.

Family Life

She was married to two artists: Harvey Quaytman and David von Schlegell. Following her second husband's death, she wed University of Buffalo professor Peter Hewitt Hare.

Associated With

Her sister Fanny Howe was also a poet.