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Mary Oliver (Oliver-Mary)

Born: 1935 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets


1935 - Born on the 10th of September in Cleveland, Ohio.


1950 - She briefly attended both Ohio State University and Vassar College, but did not receive a degree.


1980 - Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

1984 - Her collection of poetry American Primitive won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.


1986 - She moved to Bucknell University where she was honored with the title "Poet In Residence".  


1991 - She moved to Sweet Briar College in Virginia where she serves as the Margaret Banister Writer in Residence. 


1992 - Oliver has received include the National Book Award.


2005 - Her late partner, artist Molly Malone Cook, served as Oliver's literary agent until her death.


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