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After moving with her mother to Chatham

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After moving with her mother to Chatham, New Jersey, then to Greenwich Village, New York, Moore  tutored privately while working part-time as assistant librarian at the Hudson Park Public Library from  1918 to 1925. During this era, she established literary friendships with Robert McAlmon and Winifred  Ellerman, who published a Moore collection, Poems (1921), in London without her knowledge. A  well-received beginning, Poems was issued in the United States as Observations (1924), winning an  award from The Dial, which Moore edited from 1925 to 1929. Additional submissions to The Egoist  established her reputation for imagist modern poetry. She ceased writing for three years, then  earned the 1932 Helen Haire Levinson Prize and the 1935 Ernest Hartsock Memorial Prize for  Selected Poems (1935).
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  • Fall '08
  • staff
  • Park Public Library, Marianne Moore Reader, Haire Levinson Prize, Hartsock Memorial Prize, imagist modern poetry., Moore collection

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