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Marianne Moore
(1887 - 1972)

1887 Born near St. Louis, Missouri, on 15 November 15
1896 Attends Metzger Institute, Carlisle
1905 Enters Bryn Mawr College
1909 Receives B.A. from Bryn Mawr College
1911 Employed as a school teacher at the Carlisle Indian School until 1915
1918 Moves with mother to New York City
1921 Becomes an assistant at the New York Public Library
1921 First book, Poems, published without her knowledge
1924 Observations published
1925 Serves as acting editor of the Dial until 1929
1932 Wins Helen Haire Levinson Prize for Poetry
1936 The Pangolin and other verse published
1940 Shelley Memorial Award
1941 What Are Years? published
1944 Nevertheless published
1945 Guggenheim Fellowship
1946 Joint grant from American Academy of Arts and Letters and National Institute of Arts and Letters
1947 Elected to National Institute of Arts and Letters
1951 Collected Poems published
1953 Collected Poems receives Pulitzer Prize for poetry, National Book Award, and Bollingen Prize
1953 Receives the M. Carey Thomas Award and National Institute of Arts and Letters Gold Medal
1972 Dies in New York City

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