Dilys Laing


Biography of Dilys Laing

Dilys Bennett Laing (b. 1906 North Wales - 1960) was an American poet.

She was educated in England, and Canada. She married Alexander Laing, a Dartmouth College graduate, and later professor, in 1936 and became an American citizen. They had one son.

She was a writer, poet, and artist. She was admired by such contemporary poets as Robert Lowell. She died in 1960.

She was included in the Norton Anthology of Literature by Women.

Her papers are held at Dartmouth College.

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