See study by D. J. Cahill (1974).
(born Dec. 23, 1860, Chicago, Ill., U.S.—died Sept. 26, 1936, Arequipa, Peru) U.S. editor. She worked on various newspapers in the city as an art and drama critic while privately writing verse and verse plays. In 1912 she founded
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She was the first editor at Poetry Magazine, when it was founded in 1912. From her position as editor, she played a role in the development of modern poetry, both as an early publisher and as a supporter of poets such as Ezra Pound, H. D., T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, Carl Sandburg and others.
Additionally, Monroe was a long time correspondent of the poets she supported, and her letters provide a wealth of information on the thoughts and motives of modernist poets.
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Jun 15, 2003; Editors of poetry magazines need poets quite as badly as poets need their editors. Unfortunately, poets seldom see it that way,...
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May 03, 2003; The name of the magazine says it all. Poetry. Not even Poetry (Chicago). If any journal deserves to be entrusted with the domain...