William Rose Benét
to Catch Unicorns
Falconer of God
||William Rose Benét was the brother of the
poet and novelist Stephen Vincent Benét and
the husband of the American poet Elinor Wylie.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at Yale University. He
founded the The Saturday Review of Literature in 1924 and was an editor
and columnist for the magazine until his death. His works include Merchants
from Cathay (1913), Moons of Grandeur
as Eagles (1940), and The Dust Which Is God (1941), which received
the 1942 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.