White, Katharine S.

Katharine S. White (1892-1977) was Fiction Editor for The New Yorker from 1925 to 1960. Her book Onward and Upward in the Garden (FSG, 1979) includes 14 pieces that first appeared in The New Yorker and were posthumously collected by her husband E.B. White. The letters that appear in this issue 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]