Poet and playwright
Born in Rockland, Maine, graduated from Vassar College (1917) having already won fame with the publication of Renascence (1912), the title poem of her first volume Renascence and Other Poems (1917), which exhibited technical virtuosity and startling freshness. She then moved to Greenwich Village in
In late 1912 she spent some time in
Other works were: The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems (1923, Pulitzer Price), The Buck in the Snow (1828), Fatal Interview (1931), Wine for These Grapes (1934), Conversation at Midnight (1937), Huntsman, What Quarry? (1939), Make Bright the Arrows (1940), The Murder of
Her Collected Sonnets appeared in 1941, Collected Lyrics in 1943, and Collected Poems in 1956. Her Letters where published posthumously, as well as Mine the Harvest (1954) a collection of 66 of her poems.