Dove, Rita Frances, 1952-

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Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952) is an American poet and essayist. From 1993 to 1995 she served as the Poet Laureate of the United States. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1987, and also she served as the Poet Laureate of Virginia from 2004 to 2006. Dove was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Miami University. She held a Fulbright Scholarship from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany and received her MFA from the University of Iowa. She has taught at Universtiy of Arizona and the University of Virginia.
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referencedIn Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Collection of American Literature. Yale Collection of American Literature reading series, 2002-2006. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dove, Rita. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1977-1995. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn [Millennium Evening 4/22/98] [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
HRC Speeches 4/98-5/98: [4/22 Poetry Millennium Evening] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn HRC Speeches 4/98-5/98: [4/22 Poetry Slam, DC] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [Conference on Culture and Diplomacy - Nov. 28, 2000] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Abraham, Henry Julian, 1921-. Fall convocation addresses at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1983-1998. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Amichai, Yehuda. Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Health Care Clips (Through January) 1994 [Also Lists a Date of July 27, 1993] [4] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Collection of Harvard University serials / from the library of Rita Dove. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Potential Olympians United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Columbia Women's Hospital 3/3/98 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] - Humanities Awards [5] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Beta (University of Virginia). Papers of Phi Beta Kappa [manuscript], 1975-1998. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Millennium Evening 1/25/99 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Carol Muske-Dukes Papers, 1960-2008 USC Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] - Humanities Awards [2] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Ostrom, Hans A. Hans Ostrom papers, 1978-1992. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Videos 6/10/98 [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn The Reaper Records, 1979-1989 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Madgett, Naomi Cornelia Long. Naomi Long Madgett and Lotus Press papers. 1937-2004 (bulk 1970-2003). University of Michigan
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn HRC Speeches 4/98-5/98: [5/28 Team Harmony, Talking Points, DC] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Plush, Vincent. Cartographies : three settings for large chorus of poems by Rita Dove [music] / Vincent Plush. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Olympic Games - Activities [2] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Maycox, John G. Correspondence and autographs, 1994-1998. Indiana University
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] - Humanities Awards [3] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [Millennium Evening 4/22/98] [2] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn The Reaper records, 1979-1989. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Millennium Lecture 4/22/98 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Griffith, E. V., 1927-. E.V. Griffith papers, ca. 1945-1995. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Reiss, James. James Reiss collection 1960-2008. Miami University Libraries, King Library
creatorOf Cheuse, Alan. Papers of Alan Cheuse, 1974-1989. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn HRC Speeches 4/98-5/98: [4/22 Poetry Millennium Evening] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [Longfellow House Event - 12/98] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn PIR [President's Initiative on Race] - Background [2] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Yale Collection of American Literature reading series, 2002-2010 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn [HRC Schedule, 10/17/93] [Loose] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Conference on Culture and Diplomacy - 11/29/00 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] - Humanities Awards [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn HRC Speeches 12/96-3/97: [1/9 National Medal of Arts and the Charles Frankel Prize] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] Luminaries/Medal Arts Past NEA Council [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [White House News Reports – February 20 1995] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] - Humanities Awards [4] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [HRC Date File] 10/18/94 [Washington Business Group on Health] [1] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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Akron, Ohio
Charlottesville, VA
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Birth 1952-08-28

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