Discipline: Literature – poetry

Louise Garnett

Discipline: Literature – poetry
MacDowell Fellowships: 1925

Louise Mundy Ayres Garnett (1877-1937) was an American poet, playwright, composer, musician, and prose author. Garnett was born in Plymouth, Indiana, the daughter of Sally (Munday) and Isaac Lafayette Ayers. She moved to Evanston, Indiana, in 1906. She married Eugene Hancock Garnett, a lawyer. The couple had two children, Gloria and Gordon. She died in Illinois.


Monday Music

Louise Garnett worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, New Jersey, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The…

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