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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.

Background

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.

Career

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

Works

Connections

father:
Clarence Bertram Herschberger

mother:
Grace Josephine (Eberhart) Herschberger