Maxine Kumin

Sebastian and the Dragon

originally published:
New York
1960

awards:

  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry(1973)
  • First Book(1960)
  • First Book(1961)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 6/6/1925
born as: Maxine Winokur Kumin

Pulitzer Price-winning poet, novelist, and children's author. Kumin's novels were praised in literary circles, but she was best known for her poetry, written primarily in traditional forms, on loss, fragility, family, and the cycles of life and nature. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature