Longing for a more civilized time

When was the time when editors reached out to their authors with such poetic caress in their writing? Take me there…

 

From the collection: Elizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence

 

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2 Responses to Longing for a more civilized time

  1. lb2035 says:

    “our need for verse”–love it!

  2. Erica says:

    What a lovely note. “a privilege and a pleasure” indeed. Not even “nice/nasty”-just nice!

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