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... McGinley’s life with her husband, Bill Hayden, was, her daughter Patsy Blake stated, “a sanguine, benign, adorable version of ‘Mad Men.’ ” The ... McGinley would spend most of her professional writing career fending off criticism that tended to diminish her image of a suburban housewife poet—an ... McGinley actually labeled herself a “housewife poet,” and unlike Anne Sexton who used the term to be ironic and self-deprecating, McGinley used it as an honorable and purposefully crafted identity ...
... Phyllis McGinley was born March 21, 1905, in Ontario, Oregon, the daughter of Daniel and Julia Kiesel McGinley ... McGinley moved to a ranch near Iliff, Colorado, when she was only three months old ... McGinley held an assortment of jobs there, including copywriter for an advertising agency, teacher in a junior high school in New Rochelle, and staff writer for Town and Country ...
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