Elizabth Coatsworth


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New York poet, whose works include Fox Footprints (1923), employing Oriental themes in the manner of Imagism; Atlas and Beyond (1924) and Compass Rose (1929), verses about many lands; and The Creaking Stair (1949). Her most popular children's book is The Cat Who Went to Heaven (1930). Here I Stay (1938), a novel for adults, and Country Neighborhood (1944), sketches, are set in Maine. Personal Geography (1976) is subtitled “Almost an Autobiography”.

Subjects: Literature.

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