Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Welcome to our "Creative Project"

Maureen Cole and Brian M. Biggs welcome you to the world of poet,


(Born the same year as Ronald Reagan)

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of her birth.

Awards and Positions:
Received the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award for first book of poetry, North & South. 1946
Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress, 1949 - 1950 (Now called: Poet Laureate of the United States)
Professor at: University of Washington, Harvard, NYU, & MIT
Pulitzer Prize for North & South and A Cold Spring (her first two volumes of poetry combined), 1956
National Book Award, 1968
First Woman to receive the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, 1976
(The only American to ever win this award)
National Book Critics Circle Award, 1977

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