Audrey Wurdemann

Bright Ambush

originally published:
New York : The John Day Company

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 140.


  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry(1935)

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born: 1/1/1911
died: 5/20/1960
born as: Audrey Wurdemann

The youngest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry - she won for her 1934 collection Bright Ambush when she was just 24 years old. Wurdemann married the poet and novelist Joseph Auslander in 1932, and in addition to her several volumes of poetry she also co-wrote a few novels with him. She died in 1960 when she was only 49.