|Died||December 4, 2014 (aged 57)|
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Alma mater||University of Virginia|
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
|Spouse(s)||Kent Ippolito (2000-2014)|
|Awards||Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2006)|
Poet Laureate of Virginia (2008–10)
Guggenheim Fellowship (2011)
Claudia Emerson (January 13, 1957 – December 4, 2014) was an American poet. She won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for her poetry collection Late Wife. She was named the Poet Laureate of Virginia by Governor Tim Kaine in 2008. Emerson was born in Chatham, Virginia.
References[change | change source]
- "Claudia Emerson". poetryfoundation.org.
- "Claudia Emerson Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry". PBS NewsHour.
- Estes, Lindley (2014), "Distinguished poet, Pulitzer Prize-winner Claudia Emerson dies", The Free Lance-Star, retrieved December 4, 2014
Other websites[change | change source]
- Claudia Emerson Papers at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia
- Pulitzer Prize website, Emerson profile
- Library of Congress reading (mp3 format file) Interview and poems
- Kooser, Ted, American Life in Poetry: Column 26--Claudia Emerson's poem "Stable' Emerson's poems "Migrane, Aura and Aftermath" and "What They Want" in Visions International (issue #67)
- Williams, Susan Settlemyre, "Review | Pinion: An Elegy, by Claudia Emerson", Blackbird: An Online Journal of Literature and the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Volume 1, No. 2 December 16, 2002