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Harriet Monroe Biography | Poet

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Harriet Monroe (23 December 1860 – 26 September 1936) was an American editor, scholar, literary critic, poet and patron of the arts. She is best known as the founding publisher and long-time editor of Poetry Magazine, which made its debut in 1912. As a supporter of the poets Ezra Pound, H. D., T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, Carl Sandburg and others, she played an important role in the development of modern poetry. Because she was a long time correspondent of the poets she supported, her letters provide a wealth of information on their thoughts and motives.. American editor scholar literary critic poet and patron of the arts; founded and edited Poetry magazine