Bishop, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) authored eight books of poetry, including North & South (Houghton Mifflin, 1946), winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and The Complete Poems (FSG, 1969), winner of the National Book Award. One Art: Letters, Bishop’s selected letters, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1995. The letters that appear in Issue 18 of Smartish Pace are excerpted from Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence, forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2011. Copyright © 2011 by the Alice H. Methfessel Trust. Selection copyright © 2011 by Joelle Biele. All rights reserved. [bio updated 2011]