Grace Paley

Writer and Poet

Grace Paley was a writer, teacher, and political activist. She is one of America's most revered short story writers and served as the Poet Laureate of Vermont. Paley established a reputation as a bard of Jewish New York with such highly acclaimed collections as The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1974), and Later the Same Day (1985). Her autobiography, Just as I Thought, was published in 1988.

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