I am cheered to see Maeve Brennan’s name in a New York Times Q. and A. with Nicholson Baker:
Which writers are egregiously overlooked or underrated?A related post
All writers are underrated. They’re all trying to do their best. It’s hard to finish a book. But Denton Welch deserves more of a fuss. Also John McNulty and that Long-Winded Lady, Maeve Brennan. Shakespeare is probably the most overrated writer of all time, although I must say his sonnets are incredible.
Maeve Brennan, The Long-Winded Lady