Josephine Jacobsen



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Josephine Jacobsen

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born
in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
August 19, 1908

died
January 09, 2003

gender
female

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Josephine Jacobsen was an American poet, short story writer, and critic.

Born in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, she moved with her family to New York at a young age. When she was fourteen, she moved to Maryland where she lived for the rest of her life. Jacobsen served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress from 1971 to 1973 and as honorary consultant in American letters from 1973 to 1979. She served as member of both the literature panel for the National Endowment of the Arts and of the poetry committee of Folger Library.


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More books by Josephine Jacobsen…
“I love the process of being taken from where I am to somewhere else.”
Josephine Jacobsen

“And the illiterate body says hush,
in love, says hush; says, whatever
word can serve, it is not here.”
Josephine Jacobsen