Lyn Lifshin

Lyn Lifshin was born and raised in Vermont. She received a BA from Syracuse University and an MA from the University of Vermont. Lifshin published numerous poetry collections, including Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle (Texas Review Press, 2014); Another Woman Who Looks Like Me (Black Sparrow–David Godine, 2006), which received the Paterson Award for Literary Excellence; Before It’s Light (Black Sparrow Press, 1999), which received the Paterson Poetry Award; Cold Comfort: Selected Poems 1970–1996 (Black Sparrow Press, 1997); and Kiss the Skin Off (Cherry Valley Editions, 1985). She died on December 10, 2019.