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Anne Conover-Carson

Anne Conover-Carson, American writer. Nominee Best Scholarly Biography of Year, Yale Press, 2001. Member of Modern Language Association, Author's Guild, American Academy Poets, National Coalition Indiana Scholars, Chevy Chase Club, Knickerbocker Club (New York City), Metropolitan Club (Washington).

Background

  • Conover-Carson, Anne Daughter of George Richards and A. Louise (Pinkerton) Conover.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1959. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1966.

    Career

    • Editor Curtis Public Company, Philadelphia, 1959—1961, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1966—1968. Editor, writer Library. Congress, Washington, 1968—1976, United States Information Agency, 1976—1990.

      Editor-in-chief Anne Carson Associates, since 1990.

    Works

    • Olga Rudge & Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well . . ."
    • A loving and admiring companion for half a century to literary titan Ezra Pound, concert violinist Olga Rudge was the muse who inspired the poet to complete his epic poem, The Cantos, and the mother of his only daughter, Mary.
    • Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda
    • Caresse Crosby is probably one of the least recognizable of all the names remembered from literary and artistic circles on 1920s Paris, yet her life touched the most promising and gifted artists of a generation.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of Modern Language Association, Author's Guild, American Academy Poets, National Coalition Indiana Scholars, Chevy Chase Club, Knickerbocker Club (New York City), Metropolitan Club (Washington).

    Personality

    Interests

    Chamber and early music, Chinese brush painting, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas N. Ambrose, June 22, 1959 (div. October 1967); 1 child Natalie Anne Ambrose. Married Thomas B. Carson, November 14, 1970 (deceased June 2002).
    • father: George Richards Conover
    • mother: A. Louise (Pinkerton) Conover
    • spouses: Thomas N. Ambrose
    • Thomas B. Carson
    • child: Natalie Anne Ambrose Conover-Carson
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    Nationality
    • 1959
      Stanford University
    • 1966
      Stanford University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Editor Curtis Public Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      Editor Curtis Public Company
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1976 - 1990
      editor
    • 1990
      editor-in-chief Anne Carson Associate, s

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