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Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Name: Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Born: 02/22/1892
  • Died: 10/19/1950 (58 years old)
  • Occupation: Poet

Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. The poet Richard Wilbur asserted, “She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.”

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, (1923)awd, Robert Frost Medal, (1943)

School: Vassar College

Alias: Nancy Boyd

Birth Place: Rockland, Maine, US

Death Place: Austerlitz, New York, US

Source: Wikipedia

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