Woodchucks by maxine kumin gassing the woodchucks didnt turn out right the knockout bomb from the feed and grain exchange was featured as merciful quick at the bone and the . Born in 1925, in prosperous germantown, pennsylvania--a suburb of philadelphia--maxine kumin grew up in a reform jewish household, the youngest of four children and the only daughter her father was a pawnbroker who ran a very profitable business. Maxine kumin (june 6, 1925 – february 6, 2014) was an american poet and author she was appointed poet laureate consultant in poetry to the library of congress in . Maxine kumin, writer: either or maxine kumin was born on june 6, 1925 in germantown, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa as maxine winokur she was a writer, known for either or (2013) and literary visions (1992).
Morning swim, by maxine kumin - poem 137 of poetry 180: a poem a day for american high schools, hosted by billy collins, us poet laureate, 2001-2003 (poetry and literature, library of congress). Maxine kumin, a pulitzer prize-winning poet whose spare, deceptively simple lines explored some of the most complex aspects of human existence — birth and death, evanescence and renewal, and the . Cover of maxine kumin's up country, illustrated by barbara swan cover of anne sexton's the death notebooks , illustrated by barbara swan [ dead link ] cover of anne sexton's transformations , illustrated by barbara swan.
Maxine kumin aka maxine winokur up country birthplace: philadelphia, pa location of death: warner, nh cause of death: unspecified gender: female religion close . “writers are all secret jews,” declared poet and writer maxine kumin in a massachusetts review interview in 1975, two years after receiving the pulitzer prize for up country: poems of new england. Maxine kumin was a contemporary and close friend of sexton how it is is the first poem that i have read by kumin, and it struck me particularly because, although it . By maxine kumin , barry moser hardcover $1699 $ 16 99 only 5 left in stock (more on the way) .
Maxine kumin—an avid horse-woman with “an unreasonable and passionate commitment to language”—has amassed, over the last half-century, an oeuvre ever more essential and unforgettable one of the most celebrated and enduring figures in american literature, she is the author of thirteen books . Watch video of maxine kumin reading her poem after love at the geraldine r dodge poetry festival. Maxine kumin was born maxine winokur of jewish parents in philadelphia, pennsylvania, in 1925 and educated as a child at a catholic convent school she describes herself as an agnostic who . Poetry reviews: jane mead's money money money water water water,' maxine kumin's 'and short the season,' kevin young's 'book of hours' and jd mcclatchy's 'plundered hearts'.
Born maxine winokur into a jewish family, in philadelphia, pennsylvania, her father was a successful pawn broker although of jewish heritage, she attended a local parochial school during her elementary years. This time of year always reminds me of days spent hiking in the california mountains with my family when i was younger—something about the sunlight and the sudden, abundant greenness of . Warner – victor montwid kumin, a long-time resident of warner, died peacefully at his home on dec 23, 2016 he was 95 years old he was the husband of poet and author maxine kumin, who died in the.
Maxine kumin the author of numerous collections of poetry, maxine kumin received the pulitzer prize for her book up country: poems of new england , which received the pulitzer prize read more. Maxine kumin is considered one of the best jewish american poets of her time she has won a pulitzer prize in 1973 for her work in up country she has been compared to anne sexton, who was a fellow american confessionalist poet. Early life maxine kumin (kyoo-men) was born on june 6, 1925 in philadelphia, pennsylvania her family was jewish, and she lived across the street from a catholic convent maxine attended primary .
An enduring presence in american poetry, maxine kumin’s career spanned over half a century maxine kumin (née winokur) was born to a reform jewish family in germantown, pennsylvania. Remembering maxine kumin jill bialosky i was a young editor at norton in 1991 when i learned the thrilling news that my colleague carol houck smith had offered to publish maxine kumin’s new book of poetry, looking for luck . Maxine kumin's 17th poetry collection, published in the spring of 2010, is where i live: new and selected poems 1990-2010 her awards include the pulitze.