John Cowper Powys

1872 (Shirley, England) – 1963 (Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales)

Miller and Powys were great correspondents, writing warmly and extravagantly. Richardson was another correspondent. Dreiser was an intimate friend from the years he spent in the U.S. Duncan sent him roses by the roomful — he based a novel partly on their friendship. Cummings and Powys were Greenwich Village neighbours.

John Cowper Powys knew…