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Lisel Mueller

Lisel MuellerAKA Lisel Neumann

Born: 8-Feb-1924
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Need to Hold Still

Father: Fritz Neumann (professor, Evansville College)
Mother: (d. 1953)
Husband: Paul Mueller (d. 2001)

    University: University of Evansville (1944)
    Professor: University of Chicago
    Professor: Elmhurst College, Illinois
    Professor: Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

    The Chicago Daily News Book Reviewer
    National Book Award for Poetry 1981 for The Need to Hold Still
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1997 for Alive Together: New and Selected Poems

Author of books:
Dependencies (1965, poetry)
The Private Life (1976, poetry)
Voices from the Forest (1977, poetry)
The Need to Hold Still (1980, poetry)
Second Language (1986, poetry)
Waving from Shore (1989, poetry)
Learning to Play by Ear (1990, poetry)
Alive Together: New and Selected Poems (1996, poetry)

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