Meet the Poets: Elizabeth Bishop – Pulitzer Prize in Poetry 1956 and Poet Laureate of the United States of America 1949 -1950

Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet, short-story writer, and recipient of the 1976 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. She was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 1949 to 1950, the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956 and the National Book Award winner in 1970. Elizabeth… Continue reading Meet the Poets: Elizabeth Bishop – Pulitzer Prize in Poetry 1956 and Poet Laureate of the United States of America 1949 -1950