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Barbara Guest, American Author, poet. Recipient Longview award Longview Foundation, 1960, Laurence Lipton prizein literature, 1990, San Francisco State University award for poetry, 1994, Fund for Poetry award, 1995, The America award, 1996, Pen West Josephine Miles award, 1996, Robert Frost medal Poetry Society American, 1999; Yaddo fellow, 1958; National Endowment for the Arts grantee, 1978.

Background

Guest, Barbara was born on September 6, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Harvey and Anna (Hetzel) Pinson.

Education

AB, University of California, Berkeley, 1943.

Career

Editorial associate, Art News, 1951-1959.

Works

Connections

Married Lord Stephen Haden-Guest, 1948 (divorced 1954). 1 child, Honorary Hadley. Married Trumbull Higgins, 1954 (deceased).

1 child, Jonathan van Lennep.

father:
James Harvey Pinson

mother:
Anna (Hetzel) Pinson

spouses:
Lord Stephen Haden-Guest

Trumbull Higgins

child:
Honorary Hadley Guest