Catacalos, Rosemary

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Catacalos, Rosemary Gender: F
Rosemary M. Catacalos
born on 18 March 1944 at 01:22 (= 01:22 AM )
Place St.Petersburg, Florida, 27n46, 82w41
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°30' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°21 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 12°28'

Rosemary Catacalos (at the 2016 Texas Book Festival)
photo: Larry D. Moore, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American poet and writer of Mexican and Greek ancestry, who served as the 2013-2014 Texas Poet Laureate, becoming the first Latina named to the State post. Her poems are widely published in high school and college textbooks and numerous literary magazines. Her work was twice collected in the annual Best American Poetry anthology and earned fellowships.

Rosemary Catacalos died on 17 June 2022 at age 78 in San Antonio, Texas.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1985 (Texas Institute of Letters poetry prize)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided copy of birth notice, St. Petersburg Times, 19 March 1944, page 20, born at Mound Park Hospital.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Texas Institute of Letters poetry prize)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Texas Poet Laureate, 2013-2014)