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Ruth Margaret Herschberger

Ruth Margaret Herschberger, American writer. Recipient Hopwood award in poetry University Michigan, 1941, Harriet Monroe Memorial prize Poetry Magazine, 1953, Grace Thayer Bradley award for poetry Friends of Literature, 1957; Rockefeller grantee, 1951-1953; Bollingen Foundation grantee, 1970.


  • Herschberger, Ruth Margaret was born on January 30, 1917 in Philipse Manor, New York, United States. Daughter of Clarence Bertram and Grace Josephine (Eberhart) Herschberger.

  • Education

    • Student, University Chicago, Illinois, 1935—1938. Student, Black Mountain College, North Carolina, 1938—1939. Student, University Michigan, others.


    • Member advisory board Women's Interart Center, New York City, 1971-1973.


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    Born January 30, 1917