Individual Author Record
Name: Harriet MonroePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Poetry Born: 1860 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMonroe was born in Chicago and was a member of the Eagle's Nest Art Colony in Ogle County, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationHarriet Monroe was an influential poet, editor, and publisher. In 1912, she founded "Poetry: A Magazine of Verse". This journal published and promoted many subsequently famous writers and poets incuding Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Carl Sandburg. She was also a member of the Eagle's Nest Art Colony in Ogle County, Illinois. Upon her death, she bequethed her literary legacy to the University of Chicago and these are installed in a special room at Wieboldt Hall, the modern languages building at the university.
*''Columbian Ode and Other Poems'', Nabu Press, 2010*''Valeria and Other Poems 1892'', Cornell University Press, 2009*''John Wellborn Root: A Study of His Life and Work'', General Books LLC, 2010*''Five Modern Plays in Verse'', BiblioBazaar, 2008*''Dance of the Seasons'', Kessinger Publishing, 2007*''Poets and Their Art'', MacMillan, 1926*''A Poets Life: Seventy Years in a Changing World'', MacMillan, 1938*''Poet Lore'', Nabu Press, 2010