Take me or leave me; or, as is the usual order of things, both.

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Profession(s)Critic | Poet | Satirist | Writer | 

Born: August 22, 1893, Died: June 7, 1967

Dorothy Parker was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in publications such as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting. Her successes there, including two Academy Award nominations, were curtailed when her involvement in left-wing politics led to a place on the Hollywood blacklist. (Source + full bio: Wikipedia.org)