Women in the the Visual Arts and Literature

Marianne Moore

25-cent Marianne Moore stamp
This 25-cent stamp was issued April 18, 1990, in Brooklyn, New York, and was the eighth stamp issued in the Literary Arts Series. Gregory Rudd designed the stamp.

Marianne Moore (1887-1972) was a satirical poet that won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and the Bollingen Prize in 1952 for her book, Collected Poems. Moore also edited the artistic journal, The Dial, from 1925-1929. Throughout her career, Moore became one of the most respected poets of her time, and remains an influential literary figure to this day.