Rosalie Moore

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Rosalie Moore, Gertrude Elizabeth Moore (born October 8, 1910 Oakland, California – 2000) was an American poet.

Life[edit]

She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley magna cum laude with a B.A. in 1932; with an MA in 1934. From 1935 to 1937 she worked for radio station KLX, and then the Census Bureau. In 1937, she attended the poetry-writing classes of Lawrence Hart.

She joined the group of poets known as the Activists.[1][2]

She married William L. Brown in 1942; they have three daughters and three grandchildren living in Marin County.

From 1965 to 1976, she taught at the College of Marin. Kay Ryan was her student.[3] Her work has been published in Accent, Furioso, The New Yorker,[4] and Saturday Review. Her papers are held at University of Oregon library.[5]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • The Grasshopper's Man and Other Poems, Yale University Press, 1949
  • Year of the Children, 1977 a book of poems dealing with the Children's Crusade in Europe in 1212 A.D.
  • Of Singles and Doubles. Woolmer/Brotherson. 1979. ISBN 978-0-913506-07-3. 
  • Gutenberg in Strasbourg. Floating Island Publications. 1995. ISBN 978-0-912449-52-4. 

Anthologies[edit]

Children's books[edit]

  • The Forest Fireman, Coward-McCann, 1954
  • Whistle Punk
  • The Boy Who Got Mailed, Coward-McCann, 1957
  • Big Rig, Coward-McCann, 1959
  • The Department Store Ghost
  • Tickley and the Fox, Lantern Press, 1962
  • The Hippopotamus That Wanted to Be a Baby Lantern Press.

Play[edit]

  • The Calydonian Boar Hunt.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Peter L. Sharkey (1986). Learned and leaved: a tribute to Rosalie Moore. Marin Poetry Center. ISBN 978-0-941125-00-0.