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Ina Coolbrith PROFILE

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NameIna Coolbrith
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BirthdateMarch 10, 1841
Death DateFebruary 29, 1928
(died at age 86)
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BirthplaceNauvoo, IL
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OccupationPoet
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About

Inaugural California Poet Laureate who wrote such poems as "The Mother's Grief" and "When the Grass Shall Cover Me." She published many of her poems in The Overland Monthly, a California-based literary journal.

Before Fame

She began writing when she was just eleven years old, and she published her first poem when she was fifteen.

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She worked as a librarian for the Oakland Library Association, which later became the Oakland Free Library.

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She was the niece of Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr. She left the Mormon community in her teens and moved to Los Angeles.

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Mark Twain praised Coolbrith's literary work.

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