William Benton

William Benton is the author of eight books of poetry and a novel, Madly (2005). He curated the first exhibition of Elizabeth Bishop’s artwork at the East Martello Tower Museum in Key West in 1993. He lives in New York.

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Elizabeth Bishop; Edited and with an introduction and afterword by William Benton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

When the distinguished art critic Meyer Schapiro said that Elizabeth Bishop “writes poems with a painter’s eye,” Bishop was “very flattered: I’d love to be a...

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