Marge Piercy (1936) received popularity as an American book writer, poet, and social activist. One of her most popular novels includes Woman on the Edge of Time: He, She and It (1976) and won the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1993. Another popular book received the New York Times Best Seller Award, namely Gone to Soldiers (1988). Piercy born in Detroit graduated from Mackenzie High School and attended the University of Michigan. She won a Hopwood Award for fiction and poetry in 1957 that allowed her a visit to France. Piercy completed her Master’s degree at North Western University. In 1968 she published the book of her first poems named Breaking Camp. Piercy published several poems, for example, The Art of Blessing the Day (1999) and The Moon is Always Female (1980). She also published Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) that mixes a time travel narrative with social justice challenges.
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