KAY BOYLE - POEM SIGNED - HFSID 86882
She signs a typed copy of her 1965 "A Short Poem in Color".
Poem signed: "Kay Boyle", 1 page, 8½x11. Her 15-line verse, "A Short Poem in Color", originally written in 1965. American author Kay Boyle (1902-1992) lived most of her young adult life among avant-garde writers in Europe, returning to the US after World War II. She wrote 40 books, including 14 novels, 8 poetry collections, 11 volumes of short fiction, and many translations and essays. Blacklisting during the McCarthy era took away much of her employment at The New Yorker and other US periodicals. Boyle was politically active for civil rights, and against nuclear weapons and the war in Vietnam. She won two O. Henry Awards for short fiction, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Creased from folds. Fine condition.
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