Ruth Pitter

Ruth Pitter

Emma Thomas "Ruth" Pitter, CBE, FRSL (7 November 1897 – 29 February 1992) was a 20th century British poet.

She was the first woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955, and was appointed a CBE in 1979 to honour her many contributions to English literature.

In 1974, she was named a "Companion of Literature", the highest honour given by the Royal Society of Literature.

Read more about Ruth Pitter:  Career, Poet, Style and Influences, Christian Faith Influences, Bibliography of Works

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Ruth Pitter - Bibliography of Works
... First Poems ... London Cecil Palmer, 1920 ...

Famous quotes by ruth pitter:

    The lily in splendor, the vine in her grace,
    The fox in the forest, all had their desire,
    As then I had mine, in the place that was happy and poor.
    Ruth Pitter (b. 1897)