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General Information

Name:  Mary Kinzie  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama


Illinois Connection

Since 1979, Mary Kinxie has been head of the undergraduate creative writing program at Northwestern University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Honored as a teacher and critic, Mary Kinzie has published several collections of critical essays as well as poetry. She has an MA from the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars and a PhD in English from Johns Hopkins University.Mary has published more than 150 poems in magazines and journals, and has written extensively on contemporary poets in reviews and essays.

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