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Full Name: Harriet Zinnes
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(1919-2019) Poet. Harriet Zinnes was born in Massachusetts and lived in New York City. She was professor emerita of English of Queens College of the CUNY, the author of eight books (which include four chapbooks). She was a contributing editor of The Denver Quarterly and of The Hollins Critic and a contributing writer of the New York Arts Magazine. Among her books are Plunge: Poems (County Wicklow, Ireland: Wild Honey Press, 2001); My, Haven't The Flowers Been (Poems) (Magic Circle Press, l995); The Radiant Absurdity Of Desire (short stories) (Avisson Press, 1998); Lover (short stories), Coffee House Press, l988; Blood And Feathers (translations of the French poet Jacques Prevert), 1993; and Ezra Pound And The Visual Arts (New Directions, l980).
Author's Timeline:
1919 (Unknown) County
Harriet Zinnes was born Victoria Harriet Fich in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, on April 18, 1919. 
2001 (Unknown) County
Plunge: Poems
(Pub: County Wicklow, Ireland: Wild Honey Press. ISBN: )
Poetry.  
1995 (Unknown) County
My, Haven't The Flowers Been?
(Pub: Magic Circle Press ISBN: 0913660264 ISBN-13: 978-0913660263)
Poetry. 
1998 (Unknown) County
The Radiant Absurdity Of Desire
(Pub: Avisson Press Inc. ISBN: 1888105283 ISBN-13: 978-1888105285)
Short stories. 
1988 (Unknown) County
Lover
(Pub: Coffee House Press. ISBN: 0918273463 ISBN-13: 978-0918273468)
Short stories. 
1993 (Unknown) County
Blood And Feathers
(Pub: Moyer Bell Ltd ISBN: )
Translations of the French poet Jacques Prevert. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Ezra Pound And The Visual Arts
(Pub: New Directions ISBN: 0811207722 ISBN-13: 978-0811207720)
Criticism. 
2019 Queens County
Harriet Zinnes was Professor Emerita of English of Queens College of the City University of New York. 
2019 New York County
Harriet Zinnes lived in New York City. 
1964 (Unknown) County
Waiting And Other Poems
(Pub: Goosetree Press. ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1966 (Unknown) County
An Eye For An Eye
(Pub: Folder Editions ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1976 (Unknown) County
I Wanted To See Something Flying
(Pub: Folder Editions ISBN: 0913152153 ISBN-13: 978-0913152157)
Poetry. 
1978 (Unknown) County
Entroprisms
(Pub: Gallimaufry ISBN: 0916300110 ISBN-13: 978-0916300111)
Poetry. 
1981 (Unknown) County
Book Of Ten
(Pub: Bellevue Press ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Book Of Twenty
(Pub: Bellevue Press. ISBN: )
 
2002 (Unknown) County
Listening To The Rain
(Pub: Wild Honey Press. ISBN: )
 
2006 (Unknown) County
I Am Not A River
(Pub: Moyer Bell. ISBN: )
 
2005 (Unknown) County
Whither Nonstopping
(Pub: Marsh Hawk Press ISBN: 0975919768 ISBN-13: 978-0975919767)
Poetry. 
2002 (Unknown) County
Drawing On The Wall
(Pub: Marsh Hawk Press ISBN: 0971333270 ISBN-13: 978-0971333277)
Poetry. 
2014 (Unknown) County
New and Selected Poems
(Pub: Marsh Hawk Press ISBN: 0988235641 ISBN-13: 978-0988235649)
Poetry. 
2012 (Unknown) County
Weather Is Whether
(Pub: Marsh Hawk Press ISBN: 0984635343 ISBN-13: 978-0984635344)
Poetry. 
2009 (Unknown) County
Light Light or the Curvature of the Earth
(Pub: Marsh Hawk Press ISBN: 0979241693 ISBN-13: 978-0979241697)
Poetry. 
2019 (Unknown) County
Harriet Zinnes died at her home in New York City on November 30, 2019. 
1939 New York County
Ms. Zinnes received a bachelor's degree from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York, in 1939. 
1944 Kings County
Ms. Zinnes received her master’s degree from Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York) in 1944. 
1953 New York County
Ms. Zinnes received her Ph.D. in English from New York University in 1953. 

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