Linda Gregg

b. 1942
Linda Gregg

Born in New York, poet Linda Gregg was raised in Marin County, California. She received both a BA and an MA from San Francisco State University. Gregg has taught at the University of Iowa, the University of California-Berkeley, and Princeton University. She lives in New York. Gregg’s lyrical poetry is often admired for its ability to discuss grief, desire, and longing with electrifying craftsmanship and poise.

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