Mary Kinzie, signed by author
First edition, first printing. Her seventh collection of poems and prose-poems. Eavan Boland described her work as mixing “lyric grace with scalding honesty” and that is equally true of this collection. Photograph on front cover of dust jacket by Harry Callahan. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
Mary Kinzie (b. 9/30/44) is an American poet. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University in 1967, and returned there to teach in 1975. She won Fulbright and Woodrow Wilson fellowships to do graduate work at the Free University of Berlin and Johns Hopkins University. She won the Folger Shakespeare Library’s 2008 O.B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize, the only major American prize to recognize a poet for teaching as well as writing.