Ruth Lechlitner has been writing poetry for more than half a century. Her collections span the period from 1937 to 1973.Born in Elkhart, Indiana (near South Bend), to Jessie Wier James and Martin Lechlitner, Ruth Naomi Lechlitner received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1923 and an M.A. from the University of Iowa in 1926. She married Paul F. Corey and lived in Cold-Spring-on-Hudson, New York, in the 1930s before settling in Sonoma, California, in the late 1940s. Although she has also written radio verse plays, prose word-portraits of literary figures such as children's author and illustrator Marguerite de Angeli , book reviews, and thoughtful appraisals of poets such as W.H. Auden and William Carlos Williams , her chief work has been poetry.
View profile at LibraryThing.
- not available
- Place of residence
- Significant title:
- Changing Season; Selected And New Poems, 1962-1972.
photo not found 9/2014
Corrections and contributions
Found an error with this profile? Would like to suggest a more precise LibraryThing url or provide us with the author's Open Library id? We are looking for assistance from users of this site to make it as accurate and helpful as possible.