WILLIAM ROSE BENET HANDWRITTEN LTR SIGNED, "William R. Benet", June 18, 1942, the year he won the Pulitzer Prize Poetry, he was also the founder of "The Saturday Review", In full: "Sat. Rev. of Lit., N. Y. C., Dear Mr. Moore: There are many 'outstanding' American poets. Mrs.Chang's question does not seem very intelligent. Sincerely...." Normal letter folds, minor creasing and age toning at edges, otherwise in fine condition.
William Rose Benet (1886-1950) In1942, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He began the Saturday Review of Literature in 1924 and continued to edit and write for it until his death. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benet.