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Cynthia Macdonald

Cynthia MacdonaldAKA Cynthia Lee

Born: 2-Feb-1928
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 3-Aug-2015
Location of death: Logan, UT
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Amputations

Father: Leonard Lee (department store buyer)
Mother: Dorothy Kiam (housewife)
Sister: (d. childhood)
Husband: Elmer Cranston Macdonald (Shell executive, m. 1954, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jennifer (b. 1956)
Son: Scott

    High School: Brearley School, Manhattan, NY
    University: BA, Bennington College (1950)
    Conservatory: Mannes School of Music, Manhattan, NY
    University: MA Writing and Literature, Sarah Lawrence College (1970)

    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Amputations (1972, poetry)
Transplants (1976, poetry)
(W)holes (1980, poetry)
Alternate Means of Transport (1985, poetry)
Living Wills: New and Selected Poems (1991, poetry)
I Can't Remember (1997, poetry)

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