Zaturenska, Marya

Zaturenska, Marya

(1902–82) poet; born in Kiev, Russia. She emigrated to America (1909), and studied at Valparaiso University (1922–23) and the University of Wisconsin (1923–25). She married the poet, Horace Gregory (1925), and herself became a highly respected anthologist and lyric poet, as seen in her Pulitzer Prize-winning (1938) Cold Morning Sky (1937). She wrote a biography, Christina Rossetti (1949). In her later years she lived in Shelburne Falls, Mass.
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