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Love is a Season

Love-sonnet cycle, its passion vividly set in a natural scene of birds and beasts. The sonnets were lost for 60 years since their much-published author, now 94, laid them aside. The poetry has been acclaimed for the beauty, candour and literary mastery of the collection.

Katherine, illustrator of Love Is a Season and daughter of Otis Kidwell Burger

Otis Kidwell Burger as she was when she wrote her lost masterpiece, Love Is a Season

Otis Kidwell Burger

Writer and artist Otis Kidwell Burger was born in 1923 in Staten Island, NY, and graduated from Cornell University with a major in zoology. She has lived in Greenwich Village since 1932. Published work includes: An Interesting Condition, a novel; The String That Went Up, a children’s book; poetry in The New Yorker; and science fiction in Galaxy and Astounding magazines.


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