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Phyllis McGinley

Phyllis McGinleyBorn: 21-Mar-1905
Birthplace: Ontario, OR
Died: 22-Feb-1978
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Pocketful of Wry

Father: (d. 1908)
Husband: Charles Hayden (m. 1937)

    University: University of Southern California
    University: University of Utah (1927)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1961 for Times Three: Selected Verse From Three Decades

Author of books:
On the Contrary (1934, poetry)
One More Manhattan (1937, poetry)
A Pocketful of Wry (1940, poetry)
Husbands Are Difficult (1941, poetry)
The Horse That Lived Upstairs (1944, juvenile)
Stones from Glass Houses (1946, poetry)
All Around the Town (1948, juvenile)
The Love Letters of Phyllis McGinley (1950, poetry)
Blunderbus (1951, juvenile)
The Make-Believe Twins (1953, juvenile)
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year (1958, poetry)
Province of the Heart (1959, essays)
Times Three: Selected Verse from Three Decades (1960, poetry)
Sugar and Spice (1960, poetry)
Boys Are Awful (1962, juvenile)
How Mrs. Santa Claus Saved Christmas (1963, juvenile)
Sixpence in Her Shoe (1964, essays)
Wonderful Time (1966, essays)
A Wreath of Christmas Legends (1967, poetry)
Saint Watching (1969, essays)
Confessions of a Reluctant Optimist (1973, poetry)

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