Letters

April 1935: Robert Frost on the Academy of American Poets

“Of course I am in favor of America’s doing more for her poets than any other nation.” In this letter from April 1935, Frost corresponds with Marie Bullock, founder of the Academy of American Poets, regarding America’s recognition of poets. The Academy of American Poets established #NationalPoetryMonth #NPM16 READ MORE at Academy of American Poets. Continue reading

Letters

The real Robert Frost: How the Poet Got into a Row with a Stage Driver

“Edward Thomas thinks I am overfond of a fight” Read on for the letter Frost wrote from Franconia in April, 1916 to Stark Young, an American playwright, novelist, painter, and literary critic. A native of Mississippi, he taught English at Amherst College from 1915 until 1921. In the spring of 1916, Young invited RF to read at Amherst … Continue reading