The Real Lillian Boxfish

Margaret Fishback
Photo © G. Maillard Keslère

The story of Lillian Boxfish is inspired by the life and work of the poet and ad woman Margaret Fishback, the real highest paid female advertising copywriter in the world during the 1930s, thanks to her brilliant work for R.H. Macy’s. She was well-known, too, for her charming light verse.