Karen Swenson

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Date of Birth July 29, 1936
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 84 years old
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Karen Swenson is an American poet and journalist.

About Karen Swenson

American poet and journalist known for The Landlady in Bangkok, A Sense of Direction, East-West: Poems, and other works. She was the 1993 recipient of A National Poetry Series Award.

Before Fame

She studied at New York University and Barnard College. She published her debut poetry collection, An Attic of Ideals, in 1974.

Achievement

Her poetic work, A Daughter's Latitude, recounts both foreign travel and metaphorical trips to childhood landscapes.

Family Life

She was born in New York City and raised in Chappaqua, New York.

Associations

She and former North Carolina Poet Laureate Fred Chappell were both born in 1936.

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Latest information about Karen Swenson updated on October 24, 2020.

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