Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Edna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892 - 19 October 1950
Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American poet, playwright, and feminist. She was born in Rockland, Maine and is considered one of the leading voices of the 20th-century modernist movement in poetry. Millay's work is characterized by its musicality, passion, and free spirit. She is best known for her poems on love, life, and nature, and for her advocacy for women's rights. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923 and her works, including "Renascence" and "A Few Figs from Thistles", continue to be widely read and celebrated today.