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Virginia Hamilton Adair

American poet


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Virginia Hamilton Adair was an American poet who became famous later in life with the 1996 publication of Ants on the Melon.Background Mary Virginia Hamilton was born in the Bronx and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. She attended Montclair Kimberley Academy, graduating in the class of 1929. She disliked the name "Mary" and dropped it as a young adult. Adair composed her first poem at the age of two; after that, she wrote over a thousand poems. Exposed to poetry as a young child through her father, she began writing her own poems regularly at age six. More than seventy were published in journals and major magazines, such as the Atlantic and the New Yorker.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Public polytechnic university in Pomona, California, U.S.

Mount Holyoke College

Liberal arts college in the United States

Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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#28378 World Rank