Daisy Aldan was born in New York City in 1918. She was a poet, editor, translator, and an active member of the New York School poetry scene in the 1950s and 60s. Among her many poetry collections, Between High Tides (1978) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Aldan’s other honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and she is well noted for her work as an editor for Folder Magazine of Literature and Art and Two Cities. Aldan died in 2001.
Audio Recordings with Daisy Aldan
- Daisy Aldan reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Apr. 27, 1964.