Ruth Graham

Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham is a journalist in New Hampshire.

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Articles By RUTH GRAHAM

  • A ‘Poetry-Fueled War’
    During the Civil War, poetry didn’t just respond to events; it shaped them.
  • Lettering the Stage
    Sarah Ruhl on her latest play, ‘Dear Elizabeth,’ why the Bishop-Lowell correspondence is so compelling, and what poetry can accomplish that theater cannot.
  • Modern Wit
    Why the 18th-century Laetitia Pilkington is a heroine for today.
  • Mystery Man
    For a few years in the 1930s, Ronald Lane Latimer struck gold as an editor, publishing Stevens, Williams, and more. Then he disappeared.
  • Nuptial Matters
    How did poetry become an essential part of American wedding ceremonies—and why is it so hard to choose a poem of one’s own?
  • Opening Up
    Mary Karr on writing country music, why Ashbery is a bad influence, and how her father was like Chekhov
  • Self Made
    In the early years of the 20th century, Florence Ripley Mastin called herself a poet, and then she made herself one.
  • The Disappearance of Rosemary Tonks
    Praised by the likes of Philip Larkin, Tonks was a writer to be reckoned with. Why did she vanish?
  • To the People
    Richard Blanco on being chosen as the nation’s fifth inaugural poet.
  • Word Theft
    Why did 2013 become the year of the plagiarists?
Ruth Graham

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Ruth Graham is a journalist in New Hampshire.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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