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Mary Oliver

Mary OliverBorn: 10-Sep-1935
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American Primitive

Girlfriend: Molly Malone Cook

    University: Ohio State University
    University: Vassar College

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1984 for American Primitive
    National Book Award for Poetry 1992 for New and Selected Poems
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1980

Author of books:
No Voyage and Other Poems (1963, poetry)
The River Styx, Ohio, and Other Poems (1972, poetry)
The Night Traveler (1978, poetry)
American Primitive (1983, poetry)
House of Light (1990, poetry)
New and Selected Poems (1992, poetry)
White Pine (1994, poetry)
Blue Pastures (1995, poetry)
A Poetry Handbook (1995)
West Wind: Poems and Prose Poems (1997, poetry)
Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse (1998)
Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems (1999, poetry and essays)
he Leaf and the Cloud (2000, poetry)
What Do We Know (2002, poetry)
Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays (2003, poetry and essays)
New and Selected Poems, Volume Two (2004, poetry)
Why I Wake Early: New Poems (2004, poetry)
Blue Iris: Poems and Essays (2004, poetry and essays)
Long Life: Essays and Other Writings (2004, essays)

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