In the Waiting Room
by Elizabeth Bishop
In the Waiting Room Resources
Check out how the magazine looks today.
Take a trip to Kansas and see what all the fuss is about.
This wonderful site has tons of great info on Bishop, including readings of "In the Waiting Room" by a number of poetry critics. You can check out some of her letters there, too.
Critic David Orr and editor Alice Quinn talk about Bishop's work and life.
Listen to Bishop read her poem "The Armadillo," which she wrote for poet Robert Lowell.
Now slightly more pensive.
You can buy the February 1918 issue of National Geographic! Get it while you still can!
The title says it all.
This book collects the complete correspondence between Bishop and Lowell. It's great if you like eavesdropping on other people's conversations about life, love, and literature.