Linda Pastan

Poet, Author

1932 –

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Who is Linda Pastan?

Linda Pastan is an American poet of Jewish background. From 1991–1995 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. She is known for writing short poems that address topics like family life, domesticity, motherhood, the female experience, aging, death, loss and the fear of loss, as well as the fragility of life and relationships.

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Born
May 27, 1932
The Bronx
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Radcliffe College
  • Brandeis University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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