Carolyn Kiser

December 10, 1925 - October 9, 2014
American poet
Author of "Yin" (for which she won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1985), "Mermaids in the Basement" and "Pro Femina"
Served as a "Specialist in Literature" for the U. S. State Department in Pakistan 1965 - 1966 (where she was a teacher)
She became the first director of Literary Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts

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