|Archibald MacLeish is buried in the Pine Grove
Cemetery, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA.
Grave of Archibald MacLeish
Photograph by Legerdemaine
graduating from Yale, MacLeish entered Harvard Law School. In 1920
he began work as a lawyer for a Boston firm but resigned in 1923 to move
with his wife and children to Paris.
While in Paris he mixed with US ex-pats including
e.e cummings, Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest
Hemingway. He was strongly influenced by the work of
Ezra Pound and T.S.
Eliot. His collections of poetry include The Pot of Earth
(1924), Nobodaddy (1926) and The Hamlet of A. MacLeish
In 1928 the MacLeish's returned to the United States and settled
on a farm at Conway, Massachusetts. For the next nine years he
worked on Henry Lucc's magazine Fortune.