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#anonymouswasawoman: #HERstory: Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was a poet and playwright

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Edna St.Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was apoet and playwright, winner of the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She was alsoawarded the Robert Frost Medal in 1943, for her lifetime contributions toAmerican poetry.

Her poetry often explored issues of femininity andsexuality, such as the love between women in The Lamp and the Bell. She was named as one of the 31 Icons of 2015by the Equality Forum, for LGBT History Month.