Muriel Rukeyser Centennial Celebrations

Muriel Rukeyser

Muriel Rukeyser

Poet Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980) helped usher in a new era for women writers. This December the Academy of American Poets will take part in a series of events in New York City celebrating her centenary.

Read an excerpt from Rukeyser’s seminal book The Life of Poetry, and listen to Rukeyser read her poem “How We Did It” on Poets.org.

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