Maxine Kumin

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Maxine Kumin
Kumin in Brussels, Belgium (1974).
Born (1925-06-06)June 6, 1925
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died February 6, 2014(2014-02-06) (aged 88)
Warner, New Hampshire, U.S.
Occupation Poet, author
Spouse(s) Victor Kumin (married 1946–2014)
Children Three

Maxine Kumin (June 6, 1925 – February 6, 2014) was an American poet and author. She became Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1981–1982.

Kumin died on February 6, 2014 in Warner, New Hampshire. She was 88. Her death came after a year of bad health. She had a husband, Victor, and three children.[1]

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  1. Schudel, Matt (February 8, 2014). "Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 88". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 

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