• Pastan, Linda

    Linda Pastan (b1932) was born to a Jewish family and raised in New York City. Her poetry is published in several collections, including most recently, Queen of a Rainy Country (2006) and Traveling Light (2011). Her work has gained several awards including a Pushcart Prize and a Dylan Thomas Award. From 1991-1995, she was Poet Laureate of Maryland.

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