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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1911. She is the author of nine poetry collections, including Poems: North & South/A Cold Spring (1955), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; The Complete Poems (1969), winner of the National Book Award; and Geography III (1976), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the author of several books of prose, as well as editor and translator of over five books. Bishop was the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1949-1950, as well as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1966-1979. Among her many honors, Bishop received the Harriet Monroe Poetry Award from the Poetry Foundation, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, as well as fellowships from the Academy of American Poets and the Guggenheim and Ingram Merrill Foundations. She taught at Harvard University for seven years. Elizabeth Bishop died in 1979.

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Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)
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Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1911. She is the author of nine poetry collections, including Poems: North & South/A Cold Spring (1955), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; The Complete Poems (1969), winner of the National Book Award; and Geography III (1976), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. She […]
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