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Carolyn Kizer

Carolyn Kizer, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and was a fellow of the Chinese Government in Comparative Literature at Columbia University. In 1959, she co-founded Poetry Northwest and was its editor until 1965. She served as the first director of the Literature Program at the National Endowment for the Arts (from 1966 to 1970), was a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and served as poet-in-residence at Columbia, Stanford, and Princeton. She died in 2014:  New York Times obituary.

Kizer's recent publications include Cool, Calm, & Collected: Poems 1960-2000 (2001), Harping On (1996), Proses: On Poems and Poets (1993) and The Nearness of You (1990). For a complete list of titles, see below.

For more information about Carolyn Kizer's life and career as a feminist poet, click here.


Pulitzer Prize in Literature

Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize

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