Eunice Tietjens

1884 –

Eunice Tietjens, born July 29, 1884, is the author of four poetry collections: China (Wheeler Publishing Company, 1930), Leaves in Windy Weather (Alfred A. Knopf, 1929), Body and Raiment (Alfred A. Knopf, 1919), and Profiles from China: Sketches in Free Verse of People and Things Seen in the Interior (Alfred A. Knopf, 1917). A Chicago native, Tietjens worked as a World War I correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and served as the associate editor at Poetry with Harriet Monroe for over twenty-five years. Tietjens was considered a part of the Chicago literary renaissance and was friends with many important writers of the time, like Edgar Lee Masters and Sara Teasdale. She died on September 6, 1944.