McDonough, Kathryn Susan 1943-
McDONOUGH, Kathryn Susan 1943-
PERSONAL: Born August 8, 1943, in Pittsburgh, PA; daughter of Edward Arthur and Lucille Marie (Bechman) McDonough; companion of Gregory Nuncio Corso (a poet); children: Nile Joseph Corso. Education: Attended Vassar College, 1961-63, and Boston University, 1964-65; University of California—Berkeley, B.A., 1967; graduate study at Sarah Lawrence College, 1990s.
ADDRESSES: Home—236 Santa Fe Ave., Hamden, CT 06517.
CAREER: Poet and playwright. Greenlight Press, publisher of poetry. Presenter of poetry readings at festivals, universities, and numerous other locations.
AWARDS, HONORS: Finalist for Eugene O'Neill Theater Award, for Zelda: Frontier Life in America; A Fantasy in Three Parts.
UNDER NAME KAYE MCDONOUGH
Zelda: Frontier Life in America; A Fantasy in Three Parts (play; first produced in New York, NY, at St. Clement's Theater, 1978), edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights Books (San Francisco, CA), 1978.
Work represented in anthologies, including City Lights Anthology, 1974; The Stiffest of the Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader, 1989; San Francisco Poets Anthology; and California Bicentennial Poets Anthology. Contributor of poetry to periodicals, including Ahem, Beatitude, Cafe Society, 7Carmine, Holy Earth Megascene, Manroot, Phoenix, Poetry San Francisco, and City Lights Review.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Volume 29, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1998, pp. 199-221.*