Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was the Library of Congress poet laureate in 1981-82. Her 17th collection, Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010, won the Los Angeles Times Book Award in 2011. She died in February 2014.

The Making of PoBiz Farm

After it became our permanent home, we overfilled it with overloved horses and dogs

by Maxine Kumin | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Our Farm, My Inspiration

How a weekend getaway became a poet’s muse

by Maxine Kumin | Friday, December 06, 2013

Love in Wartime

The epistolary romance of a Los Alamos scientist and a Radcliffe junior destined for poetic renown

by Maxine Kumin | Tuesday, September 04, 2012

The Best Foreign Language for Writers

by Maxine Kumin | Monday, October 14, 2013