Kumin, Maxine

Maxine Kumin is the author of eleven books of poetry, most recently Connecting the Dots (W. W. Norton, 1996). She won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Up Country: Poems of New England (1972) and the Poets� Prize for Looking for Luck (1992). She is also the author of a memoir, four novels, a collection of short stories, more than twenty children�s books and four books of essays. She has served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress and Poet Laureate of New Hampshire, and is a former Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets. (2002)