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.
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- Changing Season; Selected And New Poems, 1962-1972.
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