Letter from Bidart to Bishop, 1971

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • On July 18, 1971, Frank Bidart wrote to Elizabeth Bishop from a restaurant in Berkeley, California, called the Hermit Hamburger. He tells Bishop about his pleasure in opening of the latest New Yorker magazine and reading Bishop's latest poem, "In the Waiting Room."
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  • Poetry
  • Literary Criticism
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  • 1971-07-18
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  • Frank Bidart describes his first encounter with “In the Waiting Room.” Letter used by permission of Frank Bidart, © 2019. (VC 1.14; Courtesy of Vassar College)