The Early Days of Poetry Magazine

Poetry Foundation program director Stephen Young talks about the history of Poetry magazine and how theĀ  small literary magazine has managed to survive 100 years.

Young reads from a letter Poetry's founding editor Harriet Monroe sent to Wallace Stevens in August 1932: “If Poetry stops, I shan’t feel so bad as some other people seem to—I shall be quite willing to retire…”

(Source: poetryfoundation.org)

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