Writer’s Quote Wednesday: William Faulkner

Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature and in Southern literature specifically. Primarily known for his novels and short stories set in a fictional county in Mississippi, he also wrote screenplays, poetry, and essays.

Some of Faulkner’s most notable works include: The Sound and the Fury; As I Lay Dying; Light in August; Absalom, Absalom! and “A Rose for Emily.” In addition to receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature, Faulkner also was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize and twice received the National Book Award.

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