Tess Gallagher

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Birthday
21, 1943
Birthplace
Port Angeles, WA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Port Angeles, WA

About

American poet and author known for Instructions to the Double, Moon Crossing Bridge, and other works. An acclaimed author, she was the recipient of both the Elliston Award and the Maxine Cushing Gray Foundation Award.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Washington. She published her debut poetry chapbook, Stepping Outside, in 1978.

Trivia

She received two National Endowment for the Arts awards.

Family Life

She married poet Raymond Carver in 1988.

Associated With

She was influenced by Dylan Thomas.