Monday, 8 October 2018

680) Susan Langstaff Mitchell

Susan Langstaff Mitchell (1866 – 1926). Irish writer and poet, known for her satirical verse. She was a friend of the Yeats family and John B. Yeats painted the portrait you can see below. She worked as a journalist and became assistant editor of the Irish Homestead and from 1923 she was sub-editor at the Irish Statesman.

- "The Titian-haired beauty, Susan L. Mitchell, described by W. B. Yeats as 'the nearest approach they have to a true poet', was friend of Lily Yeats, Seumas O'Sullivan and Constance Markiewicz."

- "She grew up a beautiful girl with curly red hair..."…

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