Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov (1923ā€“1997) was a British-born American poet. She served as a nurse in London during WWII, and eventually moved to the United States after marrying her American husband. There, influenced greatly by Transcendental and Modernist writers, her career took off and she published regularly and to much acclaim for the rest of her life.

Books by this author


Shelley Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America

Lenore Marshall Prize

Lannan Literary Award