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Full Name: Lyn Lifshin
Biography:
Poet. Lyn Lifshin was born in Barre, Vermont, and died in Vienna, Virginia. She moved to the New York State Capital Region in the 1970s. She published over 130 works. She was honored as a "Literary Legend" by the Albany Public Library.
Author's Timeline:
1940 (Unknown) County
Lyn Lifshin was born Lyn Diane Lipman in Barre, Vermont, around 1940. 
1961 Onondaga County
Ms. Lifshin received a bachelor degree in English from Syracuse University in 1961. 
1970 Schenectady County
Ms. Lifshin moved to Schenectady, New York, in the 1970s and lived there and in Niskayuna, New York. 
1964 Albany County
Ms. Lifshin did graduate work at the State University of New York at Albany from 1964 to 1966. 
2014 (Unknown) County
Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle
(Pub: Texas Review Press ISBN: 193787561X ISBN-13 : 978-1937875619 )
Poetry. 
2006 (Unknown) County
Another Woman Who Looks Like Me
(Pub: Black Sparrow - David Godine ISBN: 1574231987 / 978-1574231984 )
Poetry. Recipient of the Paterson Award for Literary Excellence. 
1999 (Unknown) County
Before It's Light
(Pub: Black Sparrow Press ISBN: 1574231154 / 978-1574231151 )
Poetry. Recipient of the Paterson Poetry Award. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Cold Comfort: Selected Poems 1970-1996
(Pub: Black Sparrow Press ISBN: 1574230417 / 978-1574230413 )
Poetry.  
1985 (Unknown) County
Kiss the Skin Off
(Pub: Cherry Valley Editions ISBN: 0916156699 / 978-0916156695 )
Poetry. 
2008 (Unknown) County
Persephone
(Pub: Red Hen Press ISBN: 9781597091244)
Poetry. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Leaning South
(Pub: Red Dust ISBN: 9780873760300)
Poetry. 
1976 (Unknown) County
Shaker House Poems
(Pub: Sagarin Press ISBN: 0915298023)
Poetry. 
2010 (Unknown) County
Katrina
(Pub: Poetic Matrix Press ISBN: 9780982734308)
Poetry. 
2006 (Unknown) County
The Licorice Daughter: My Year With Ruffian
(Pub: Texas Review Press ISBN: 1881515796 / 978-1881515791 )
Poetry. 
2019 (Unknown) County
Lyn Lifshin died at a friend's home in Vienna, Virginia, in December 2019. 

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