Marie Luise Kaschnitz

Marie Luise Kaschnitz was born in Karlsruhe in 1901. After writing two novels in the 1930s she began writing poetry. Gedichte appeared in 1947 followed by further collections. A firm if unorthodox Christian, she produced short stories and radio plays, dying in Rome in 1974.

– from Harry Guest’s introduction in MPT 3/12 Freed Speech