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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent MillayBorn: 22-Feb-1892
Birthplace: Rockland, ME
Died: 19-Oct-1950
Location of death: Austerlitz, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Steepletop Cemetery, Austerlitz, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Renascence

Father: Henry Tollman Millay (schoolteacher)
Mother: Cora Lounella Buzzelle (nurse)
Sister: Norma
Sister: Kathleen
Husband: Eugen Jan Boissevain (Dutch businessman, m. 1923, open marriage, d. 1949 lung cancer)
Slept with: George Dillon (poet)
Girlfriend: Wynne Matthison
Boyfriend: Floyd Dell

    University: Vassar College (1917)

    Vanity Fair 1921-22
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1923 for The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver
    Poetry Society of America
    Unlawful Assembly Boston (1927)

Author of books:
Renascence and Other Poems (1917, poetry)
A Few Figs from Thistles (1920, poetry)
Second April (1921, poetry)
The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver (1922, poetry)
The Buck in the Snow (1928, poetry)
Fatal Interview (1931, poetry)
Wine from These Grapes (1934, poetry)
Mine the Harvest (1954, poetry, posthumous)

Wrote plays:
Aria da Capo (1920)
Two Slatterns and a King (1921)
The Lamp and the Bell (1921)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1926 (18 cents, issued 10-Jul-1981)

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