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Laura Riding

Laura Riding was born Laura Reichenthal in 1901. She became a well-known and prolific poet, critic, and editor during her expatriate years (1926-1939) in Europe. She and Robert Graves ran the Seizin Press and collaborated on works including the influential "A Survey of Modernist Poetry" (1927). Riding's many books from these years include "Contemporaries and Snobs; Poet: A Lying Word; The Life of the Dead; Progress of Stories", and her "Collected Poems" of 1938. After a long hiatus, she...See more