"I am 3/4ths Canadian, and one 4th New Englander - I had ancestors on both sides in the Revolutionary war." - Elizabeth Bishop


The original feature ran during the EB100 celebrations in 2010-2011, and was revived in 2014-2015.  It was drawn from various sources: Bishop's poetry and fiction, her correspondence, scholarly articles about her, and the lives and works of her many friends and colleagues. The "Today's Video" section presented visualizations of Bishop's work from all over the world. "Today's Translation" was chosen at random from amongst the many done of Bishop's poetry and prose throughout the world.

All this was by nature ephemeral. We hoped it would reward a daily visit, but if you missed an entry it may be possible to find a cached copy here (be sure to check the cached copy at the end of the individual citation; clicking the title line will merely take you back to the current day's entry), or by entering the phrase "Today in Bishop" and the date, both phrases enclosed in quotation marks, in the search window of your favourite browser. Good luck!  If all else fails, e-mail the editor responsible for these features, John Barnstead, with the date of the entry or entries you are looking for, and he will search the off-line archives for a copy.