• Sarton, May

    Sarton, May

    May Sarton (1912 – 1995) was born in Belgium, and grew up in the US. Her writing career began in the 1930s and she published poetry, memoir and novels during her lifetime. Her memoir, Journal of a Solitude, was an account of her experiences as a female artist. Her last poetry collection, Coming into Eighty, was published in 1994.


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